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Video King : Rick Schwartz’s latest #domain registrations hint of new ventures

The Domain King, Rick Schwartz, has taken Twitter by storm by sharing videos carrying his domainer wisdom. Our favorite one, “back pocket“, is one of many such videos that Rick shares, a few months after returning to Twitter. Rick enjoys shooting the videos as much as sharing advice with his followers. It’s fun seeing the […]

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RIP #GrumpyCat, .com is parked at #Sedo

Tardar Sauce, also known as Grumpy Cat, recently passed at the age of 7 from UTI complications. Since 2012, the owners of this cat whose permanent frown spawned countless memes, used her likeness on licensed merchandise and products. Grenade Beverage LLC appears to have acquired the domain GrumpyCat.com in 2014, while they prepared to launch […]

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#Consep .com : A 2008 #domain name lost to a 2012 Aussie trademark

When you get no legal representation in a UDRP, chances are you’d lose the domain. In the case of Consep.com, a domain registered in 2008, the Complainant’s trademark registration is four years younger. And yet, Mr. Grant Steward Director of Consep Pty Ltd Australia, won the case at the WIPO, with the sole panelist, Andrew […]

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Video King : Rick Schwartz’s latest #domain registrations hint of new ventures

 DomainGang.com: The Domain King, Rick Schwartz, has taken Twitter by storm by sharing videos carrying his domainer wisdom. Our favorite one, “back pocket“, is one of many such videos that Rick shares, a few months after returning to Twitter. Rick enjoys shooting the videos as much as sharing advice with his followers. It’s fun seei...

RIP #GrumpyCat, .com is parked at #Sedo

 DomainGang.com: Tardar Sauce, also known as Grumpy Cat, recently passed at the age of 7 from UTI complications. Since 2012, the owners of this cat whose permanent frown spawned countless memes, used her likeness on licensed merchandise and products. Grenade Beverage LLC appears to have acquired the domain GrumpyCat.com in 2014, while they prepared t...

#Consep .com : A 2008 #domain name lost to a 2012 Aussie trademark

 DomainGang.com: When you get no legal representation in a UDRP, chances are you’d lose the domain. In the case of Consep.com, a domain registered in 2008, the Complainant’s trademark registration is four years younger. And yet, Mr. Grant Steward Director of Consep Pty Ltd Australia, won the case at the WIPO, with the sole panelist, Andre...

#Collagen .ORG : Another dropped #domain keyword sells for $XXXX

Collagen.org, a nice keyword, ended at DropCatch’s auction. Whoever is this guy “dgdgdggg” on DropCatch, he seems to be going after .ORG keywords, and this one ended up at $1,951 dollars. There were 60 bids by 16 bidders, battling it up from $15 dollars. So what is collagen anyway, you may ask. Collagen is the […]

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#Istanbul .AERO : Turkish services provider lost #domain via the UDRP process

A recent UDRP decision on the domain Istanbul.aero involved the Turkish operator of the new Istanbul airport, and a Turkish airport services provider. The geographical term “Istanbul” as related to airport services has led to UDRP decisions before; in a major case, IstanbulAirport.com was at stake. This time around, İGA Havalimanı İşletmesi Anonim Şirketi of […]

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#Istanbul .AERO : Turkish services provider lost #domain via the UDRP process

 DomainGang.com: A recent UDRP decision on the domain Istanbul.aero involved the Turkish operator of the new Istanbul airport, and a Turkish airport services provider. The geographical term “Istanbul” as related to airport services has led to UDRP decisions before; in a major case, IstanbulAirport.com was at stake. This time around, İGA H...

#Sunglasses! A #domain keyword with 1.7 billion results just sold in the .ORG TLD

Sunglasses! It’s what you absolutely need if you live in Florida, and the domain Sunglasses.org just got auctioned. The “sunglasses” keyword returns a massive 1.78 billion results in Google, making it a niche market with plenty of popularity. It’s a lucrative market, and when one’s sunglass business gets disrupted due to domain name hijacking, it […]

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#Sunglasses! A #domain keyword with 1.7 billion results just sold in the .ORG TLD

Sunglasses! It’s what you absolutely need if you live in Florida, and the domain Sunglasses.org just got auctioned. The “sunglasses” keyword returns a massive 1.78 billion results in Google, making it a niche market with plenty of popularity. It’s a lucrative market, and when one’s sunglass business gets disrupted due to domain name hijacking, it […]

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Escrow.com : Internet #Domain Index report for Q1 of 2019

Escrow.com, a premium DomainGang sponsor, produced an Internet “domain index” report, that provides insight into the domain name market for the first quarter of 2019, and as compared to previous quarters. The Escrow.com report reveals a variety of factors influence the value of domain names. In particular, the value of domain names with existing content […]

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Escrow.com : Internet #Domain Index report for Q1 of 2019

Escrow.com, a premium DomainGang sponsor, produced an Internet “domain index” report, that provides insight into the domain name market for the first quarter of 2019, and as compared to previous quarters. The Escrow.com report reveals a variety of factors influence the value of domain names. In particular, the value of domain names with existing content […]

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Ten years of #domain industry posts! What crazy news did we blog about on May 15?

As we are getting closer to clocking a full decade of blogging about the domain industry, tech and social media, it’d be great to look back and see what news we shared on this day through the years. Whether it was parody posts, or real news about domain names, we were definitely busy churning out […]

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Ten years of #domain industry posts! What crazy news did we blog about on May 15?

As we are getting closer to clocking a full decade of blogging about the domain industry, tech and social media, it’d be great to look back and see what news we shared on this day through the years. Whether it was parody posts, or real news about domain names, we were definitely busy churning out […]

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#Sedo has an established policy regarding stolen #domains

Stolen domains are often listed for sale on domain auction platforms, and such attempts might be difficult to thwart. Automated ownership validation isn’t a surefire process, simply because having control of a domain asset doesn’t necessarily establish proof of its lawful ownership. Sedo, a DomainGang sponsor, has a detailed policy on stolen domain names, which […]

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#Sedo has an established policy regarding stolen #domains

Stolen domains are often listed for sale on domain auction platforms, and such attempts might be difficult to thwart. Automated ownership validation isn’t a surefire process, simply because having control of a domain asset doesn’t necessarily establish proof of its lawful ownership. Sedo, a DomainGang sponsor, has a detailed policy on stolen domain names, which […]

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Why did #Mercury Luggage lose the #UDRP for #SewardLuggage .com?

With domain names, time lines matter. Mercury Luggage Manufacturing Company formed in 1946, and it claimed the year 1968 as the date of first use for the term SEWARD TRUNK. However, they did not apply for the mark’s registration until 2017, almost 20 years after they acquired Seward Trunk of Petersburg Virginia, and the trademark […]

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Why did #Mercury Luggage lose the #UDRP for #SewardLuggage .com?

With domain names, time lines matter. Mercury Luggage Manufacturing Company formed in 1946, and it claimed the year 1968 as the date of first use for the term SEWARD TRUNK. However, they did not apply for the mark’s registration until 2017, almost 20 years after they acquired Seward Trunk of Petersburg Virginia, and the trademark […]

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#Sedo issues announcement on the termination of its #domain auction of WBS.com

Sedo, a DomainGang sponsor, sent us an update on the termination of the auction for WBS.com – a domain that has been reported as stolen by its owner. Sedo’s representative confirmed that the legitimate owner initiated the auction cancellation request, and stated: The domain WBS.com was previously put to auction by a seller who had […]

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