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No Justification for Spanish Internet Censorship During Catalonian Referendum – EFF

 Internet News: EFF No Justification for Spanish Internet Censorship During Catalonian Referendum EFF We have previously written about one aspect of that censorship; the raid of the .cat top-level domain registry. But there was much more to i…

Eric Lyon gives an update on how his family is doing

 TLDInvestors.com: Eric Lyon provided an update on how things are going one month after Hurricane Harvey. Eric’s fundraising goal on GoFundMe was surpassed and Eric has also received direct donations through Paypal. I was just getting ready to pm for an update when I saw he posted. Update: I just wanted to provide another update so […]

Domaining on the decline?

 The Domains: Over the years there have been many discussions on the demise of domaining. The latest debate started last month on Namepros “Domain industry is dying slowly?” . The discussion started out with a lot of focus on new gtlds and the confusion and choice they have brought to the domain market. Longtime domain investor Brad [&…

Dot .CAT domain Registry joins general strike in Catalonia on October 3rd

 DomainGang.com: Fundació puntCAT, the dot .CAT Registry in Catalonia, Spain, has announced its solidarity to the general strike taking place on October 3rd. Following a referendum among Catalans seeking independence from Spain that was marred by police violence, the Fundació puntCAT position is expressed as such: “The puntCAT Foundation condem…

Alchemist.com: Nice Buy Now Landing Page

 DomainInvesting.com: One of my favorite breweries is The Alchemist in Stowe, Vermont. It makes the highly touted Heady Topper and Focal Banger beers (I am drinking a Focal Banger as I write this). While poking around, I found a really nice l…

#PrayForVegas : Our thoughts go out to the Vegas massacre victims

 DomainGang.com: DomainGang would like to extend our deepest sympathy, and condolences to the victims of the Vegas massacre, and their families. This heartless act of domestic terror attempted to disrupt a peaceful, fun gathering of common fo…

AUCTION RECAP OF OCTOBER 1, 2017

 DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on October 1, 2017. 
If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rather than an expiring name) and may have had a reserve.  I’m only showing where the price was when the…

Funniest domain name story of the month! wtf@wtf.wtf (???)

 OnlineDomain.com: This is one of the funniest stories I have heard in the past few months! Imagine this: You are having issues with your email and then out of anger you try to send an email to a crazy email address that you are 100% sure does not exist. Then you get a reply!!! This is …
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XYZ wins 2 Timmy Awards, speaks at Marketplace Master, World Hosting Days, & more in September

 Gen.XYZ: Last week, XYZ was honored with two out of four Timmy Awards: one for Best Tech Workplace for Diversity, and another for our CEO, Daniel Negari, as Best Tech Manager. This was following an already eventful September, which included …

From parked ads to blocking ads with Tim Schumacher – DNW Podcast #155

 Domain Name Wire: Tim Schumacher made money with parked domain ads. Now he is making money by blocking ads. Tim Schumacher co-founded Sedo, one of the largest domain name marketplaces and parking companies. He also served as CEO until six years ago. Now he’s moved to the other side: ad blocking. He is Chairman of Eyeo, maker of […]
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Telco billed $2.7 million for failing to renew domain

 DomainIncite.com: A US telecommunications provider has agreed to pay $2.7 million after an emergency service went offline because it forgot to renew a domain name. According to the Federal Communications Commission, Utah-based Sorenson Communications saw its “video relay service” go offline for two days in June 2016 after a domain was not …

US Telco Fined $3 Million in Domain Renewal Blunder – BleepingComputer

 Internet News: US Telco Fined $3 Million in Domain Renewal Blunder BleepingComputer Sorenson Communications, a Utah-based telecommunications provider, received a whopping $3 million fine from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Fr…

Network Solutions : Domain discount promo ends with massive mess

 DomainGang.com: A Network Solutions domain promo offering “free domain transfers” attracted dozens of domainers. The free domain transfer promotion by NetSol, used a coupon code, FREETRNSFEROCT, to facilitate what was supposed to be a controlled amount of domain transfers. Soon after, the domain coupon code was shared on social media and…

How To Use AI For Link Building And Improve Your Search Rankings

 The Frager factor: The curious, three-person committee that approves and rejects baby names; This Behavior Is The #1 Predictor Of Divorce, And You’re Guilty Of It; 6 Google AdWords Hacks to Optimize Your Pay-Per-Click Campaigns’ How Thumbtack Plans To Become The Amazon For Home Services; Memoir: Use and Misuse of Words; Study: Baby boomers and Gen Xers…

Chinese domain market report : China issues fines, delivers censorship

 DomainGang.com: The Chinese government issued large fines against its own technology giants, for not complying with censorship guidelines. Baidu, Tencent and Sina Weibo were fined up to 500,000 yuan each ($75,000 dollars) for not doing their…

Cybersquatting complaint filed against MicroStrategy’s Glory.com domain

 Domain Name Wire: MicroStrategy owns some very valuable domain names. One company is jealous of Glory.com. A company called Glory Ltd has filed a cybersquatting complaint against MicroStrategy over the domain name Glory.com. Glory Ltd is a fairly generic company name, so I don’t know with certainty which company filed it. But when you search goo…