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#Istanbul Airport .com : Seventeen year old #domain name hit with #UDRP in #Turkey

The geo-domain name IstanbulAirport.com was hit with a UDRP at the WIPO. This 2002 registration was sharing information about airport hotels in Istanbul, Turkey at the time. Can a generic geo-domain be hit with a UDRP? Apparently so, as Complainant is a Turkish company, IGA Havalimanı İşletmesi Anonim Şirketi, operators of the new Istanbul Airport. […]

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Epik on free speech : Disclaimer attempts damage control after #Christchurch fiasco

Epik, the domain registrar founded by entrepreneur Rob Monster, is performing “damage control” on Twitter. In a pinned Tweet, Epik.com refers to its stewardship of freedom of speech on the Internet, along with references to providing no endorsement of content for domain names it services. Says Epik: “Epik.com has a long history of standing for […]

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4×5.com : 21 year old #domain dropped despite famous owner

The ultra short domain 4×5.com dropped and was auctioned off at DropCatch. The auction involved 29 bidders and a total of 62 bids. The domain went for $2,100 dollars, with Dropcatch user “CatchOnTheBeach” winning the domain. 4×5.com was registered in 1998, and in late 2007 it changed hands, being acquired by Stéphane Pictet, founder of […]

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Future Media Architects : Elequa’s #domain portfolio company is under new management

Future Media Architects (FMA) is under new management. FMA.com, the company co-founded by domain investor Thunayan Alghanim, known as Elequa, is now under the control of his sister, Shareefah Khalid Alghanim. The change in management is the result of several years of litigation between the two siblings. According to court documents, Mrs. Alghanim asserted that […]

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4×5.com : 21 year old #domain dropped despite famous owner

 DomainGang.com: The ultra short domain 4×5.com dropped and was auctioned off at DropCatch. The auction involved 29 bidders and a total of 62 bids. The domain went for $2,100 dollars, with Dropcatch user “CatchOnTheBeach” winning the domain. 4×5.com was registered in 1998, and in late 2007 it changed hands, being acquired by Sté...

Future Media Architects : Elequa’s #domain portfolio company is under new management

 DomainGang.com: Future Media Architects (FMA) is under new management. FMA.com, the company co-founded by domain investor Thunayan Alghanim, known as Elequa, is now under the control of his sister, Shareefah Khalid Alghanim. The change in management is the result of several years of litigation between the two siblings. According to court documents, ...

Dimensional #domains retain their intrinsic value among #Chinese investors

Domains that are popular lumber sizes retain their intrinsic value among influential investors, a new study shows. For example, 4X5 or 4X8 along with 2X4 and 3X5 are domain sizes investors go after. Even 8×12 and 12×16 are valuable these days. “We are definitely looking to acquire domains at auctions in those popular sizes, and […]

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#Reindl .com : Stanley Pace wins #UDRP against Austrian casserole #domain

Domain investor, Stanley Pace, won another UDRP – this time against the domain Reindl.com. The domain was offered for sale with a $79,000 dollar price tag. Registered in 2016, the domain’s keyword, “reindl,” means casserole in German. An Austrian company that creates protective clothing, asserted that they have a trademark since 1999. Reindl Gesellschaft m.b.H. […]

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#Altamira .com : Paleolithic #domain sells for mid $X,XXX

The auction for Altamira.com, a dropped domain originally registered in 1995, has ended. Previously an asset of Banque Nationale du Canada, Altamira.com was auctioned off at DropCatch. The closing price was $5,751 dollars, and the highest bidder was the DropCatch user “somealias.” A total of 198 bids from 68 bidders clearly demonstrate an increased interest. […]

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Lumis #domain newsletter : Million dollar assets for sale

Lumis, the boutique domain brokerage known for its eclectic clientele, has released their latest newsletter. Several new domain names are available to acquire, ranging from a few thousand dollars, to millions. Some of these quality domain names are listed below: Vehicles.com – $2.5M Everest.com – $1M Wind.com – $500k Modern.com – $300k Behave.com – $150k […]

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#Altamira .com : Paleolithic #domain sells for mid $X,XXX

 DomainGang.com: The auction for Altamira.com, a dropped domain originally registered in 1995, has ended. Previously an asset of Banque Nationale du Canada, Altamira.com was auctioned off at DropCatch. The closing price was $5,751 dollars, and the highest bidder was the DropCatch user “somealias.” A total of 198 bids from 68 bidders clear...

Lumis #domain newsletter : Million dollar assets for sale

 DomainGang.com: Lumis, the boutique domain brokerage known for its eclectic clientele, has released their latest newsletter. Several new domain names are available to acquire, ranging from a few thousand dollars, to millions. Some of these quality domain names are listed below: Vehicles.com – $2.5M Everest.com – $1M Wind.com – $500...

#Domain sightings : EffMech.com – When shorter isn’t always better!

Spotting domain names “on the go” or “in the wild” is part of our “domain sightings” series. We split those domains in two categories, dot .COM and all the rest, which includes ccTLD, TLDs and new gTLDs – other than .COM. The majority of these encounters are made when in a vehicle; we strive to […]

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Aron Meystedt : Twitter account was suspended

 DomainGang.com: Aron Meystedt, domain investor extraordinaire and registrant of Symbolics.com – the first .com domain name ever registered – announced that the Twitter account @AronMeystedt has been suspended. Meystedt’s Twitter account is @FirstDomain, dedicated to Symbolics.com. The Twitter account that was suspended was set up b...

#Domain sightings : EffMech.com – When shorter isn’t always better!

 DomainGang.com: Spotting domain names “on the go” or “in the wild” is part of our “domain sightings” series. We split those domains in two categories, dot .COM and all the rest, which includes ccTLD, TLDs and new gTLDs – other than .COM. The majority of these encounters are made when in a vehicle; we strive ...

#Epik CEO, Rob Monster, believed the #Christchurch video was not real!

In what appears to be a remarkable demonstration of disconnect from reality, Rob Monster, CEO of Epik.com, questioned the legitimacy of the Christchurch massacre video. The chilling video was streamed live on social media, then stored in a variety of formats. We have watched the video, which is shot in first person as the murderer […]

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Last chance to download your Google+ data before shut down

A few months ago, Google announced the end of life of its Google+ service, and now it’s coming to the final days. You only have until March 31st to save your data with Google+ and after that it’s no more accessible. Google+ was a monumental failure by Google to tap the social media market; after […]

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#Epik CEO, Rob Monster, believed the #Christchurch video was not real!

 DomainGang.com: In what appears to be a remarkable demonstration of disconnect from reality, Rob Monster, CEO of Epik.com, questioned the legitimacy of the Christchurch massacre video. The chilling video was streamed live on social media, then stored in a variety of formats. We have watched the video, which is shot in first person as the murderer [&...

Last chance to download your Google+ data before shut down

 DomainGang.com: A few months ago, Google announced the end of life of its Google+ service, and now it’s coming to the final days. You only have until March 31st to save your data with Google+ and after that it’s no more accessible. Google+ was a monumental failure by Google to tap the social media market; after […] Copyright Domain...
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