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Mini Doughnut Factory .com : Who gets the #domain name after the bankruptcy?

It’s a shocker: Chef Patrick’s famous Mini Doughnut Factory has closed permanently. Two years ago, we had the pleasure to taste the best mini donuts in Florida, prepared by partners in life and business, Patrick Ruddell and Zezura Ruddell. In late 2018, a series of lawsuits apparently put excessive strain on the former domainer’s business. […]

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Dot .com sightings : #GailLaw .com #domain is a forwarder

When stuck in traffic, it’s great to have a domain name “in the wild” emblazoned on the car ahead. We call these random encounters “domain sightings,” and rest assured, that we’re stationary when we aim and say “cheese” to capture a photo. There are two groups of domain sightings, dot .com – as in this […]

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#Domainers : No #Florida meetup in 2020, says Rick Schwartz

Rick Schwartz is not considering a Florida meetup, after his successful Asheville meetup completed earlier this month. Rejuvenated by the Blue Ridge mountain air, the Domain King doesn’t seem to miss the muggy, hot and humid weather of Southern Florida. Rick’s all gung-ho about a second event in Asheville, North Carolina however, and he’s currently […]

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#Facedbooks .com : #Cybersquatter wanted $50 million dollars for this #domain name

A blatant cybersquatter registered Facedbooks.com, and created a lander imitating an old version of Facebook.com. The domain was listed for sale on Afternic with an asking price of $4,999 dollars, but once Facebook filed a UDRP at the WIPO, the Respondent made threats. According to the UDRP case between Facebook Inc., and Turkey-based Guven Ozdemir, […]

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#MediaOptions : Latest #domain name acquisitions on the drop

Media Options is a busy bidder on various domain auction platforms, including on DropCatch. Drew Rosener, the company’s founder, is a hyperactive entrepreneur closing deals and acquiring domains that expired and dropped. DropCatch offers plenty of competition among bidders, and one has to be careful not to overbid. Not a problem for Rosener, who is […]

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#Sedo releases second dot .UK #domain auction results

Sedo, a DomainGang sponsor, has shared with us the final results of its second dot .UK auction that took place between August 8th and 15th, 2019. A total of 68 .UK domains were sold: big.uk 4350 GBP pain.uk 3200 GBP glamping.uk 2550 GBP fn.uk 2150 GBP accommodation.uk 2000 GBP unlimited.uk 1550 GBP cheeses.uk 855 GBP […]

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#CZDS, the #ICANN #domain zone file platform is only 71% efficient

ICANN’s Centralized Zone Data Service (CZDS), is not very efficient, with only 71% of requests to gain zone file access responded to after 3 business days. CZDS is basically a portal giving access to daily raw data related to new domain registrations and deletions. The zone files follow a specific format and such files can […]

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#Fcuk you .com : #WIPO panelist won’t accept #domain Respondent’s argument

The registrant of the domain FcukYou.com desired to use it as an obvious anagram of the phrase, “fuck you.” The problem is that a British company registered the FCUK mark in the UK two decades ago, in connection to clothing. The case went to the WIPO via the UDRP process, and the Respondent cried foul […]

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#DomainTools CEO, Timothy Chen, on a decade at the company’s helm

It’s official: Timothy Chen has been the CEO of DomainTools for a full decade – that’s 10 years! During his tenure, the company grew from a 15 person WHOIS data membership company to a SaaS security company with 600 enterprise customers and over 100 employees. Not only that; there is zero outside funding, and the […]

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This is the best #domain ebook ever!

Hey guys, I thought about putting together the best domain ebook ever. It will be awesome, guys. I have to say that once I get started, it will be a lot of information in it. I might include some photos too, not just text. Want to learn a lot of things about domains? Guys, this […]

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#Sedo sales report : #Domain names sold between 8/5/2019 – 8/11/2019 topped by EXL.com at $50000

Sedo weekly: Top sale is that of EXL.com at $50,000 dollars. Welcome to the latest edition of reporting on the Sedo domain sales; this time we cover the days spanning August 5th, 2019 – August 11th, 2019. This information has been provided by Sedo.com, sponsors of DomainGang. As a side note, Sedo has rolled out […]

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#Uniregistry report : Top 20 #domain sales for the week of August 5-12, 2019

Uniregistry, a DomainGang sponsor, announced its Top 20 sales for the week ending August 12, 2019. The report includes only domain sales that can be shared publicly. Here’s the list of domain names and prices in USD – sales above $10,000 dollars are displayed in bold letters: wearly.com $25,000 createme.com $18,000 unimart.com $13,000 vaha.com $12,000 […]

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Pay.com.au is the most expensive #Australian LLL .com.au #domain sale ever

The domain Pay.com.au has changed hands for a record amount, according to Aussie domainer, Ned O’Meara, who brokered the sale of this strong financial keyword. Domain sales in Australia carry a certain mystique, and the parties involved are New South Wales based Jack Media – the seller – along with Victoria based Point Hacks, the […]

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AliExpeess.com : #Alibaba company typo #domain bid on by #Chinese speculators

AliExpress is an online retail service based in China, owned by the Alibaba Group. Launched in 2010, it is made up of small businesses in China and other Asian locations, offering products to international buyers. The web site commands a lot of traffic, and it comes as no surprise that a typo, AliExpeess.com, is currently […]

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#Pyramid .com : 29th oldest .com #domain gets sold in deal brokered by BQDN

Pyramid.com, the 29th oldest .com domain name ever to be registered, has changed hands. The sale was facilitated by the Buy Quality Domain Names brokerage (BQDN.) Said James Booth, founder of BQDN.com on social media platforms: Successfully Sold : Pyramid.com The 29th registered domain name. Congratulations to buyer and seller! The domain Pyramid.com is remarkably […]

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