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41: new post   Do Domain Names Even Matter Anymore?
Jan 1, 2009
42: new post   Do domain sale profits fall under Capital Gains laws?
Good fodder to bring up with your lawyer or accountant.
Sept 19, 2004
43: new post   Does Google Prefer .com , .net , .org Over .biz?
Jan 12, 2008
44: new post   Domain Appraisal Services: Are Automated Appraisals Worth The Cost At Any Price?
"What I want to know is from reading this forum, many are saying that the automated appraisals are not any good and are apparently not accurate?"
Aug 17, 2006
45: new post   Domain Auction - cameras.com sells for $1,500,000
Moniker is hosting what is billed as the world's first live domain auction. Domain #14 of a total 312 being auctioned just sold for $1,500,000 - cameras.com
Oct 27, 2006
46: new post   Domain Auctions, The Economy and The Web - Are We There Yet?
"Interesting domains at upcomming auction but are there buyers or bargains."
Aug 19, 2010
47: new post   Domain Name Infringement - Is CityTradeMark.com a Violation?
" I read a press release announcing that a popular hotel chain was going to be opening a new hotel in my city. I went ahead and purchased a domain name like cityhotelname.com and started developing a content site about the hotel."
Oct 23, 2006
48: new post   Domain Name Speculators and the Domain Name Aftermarket
Most webmasters have all run in to the wall trying to buy a domain that was held by a speculator.
May 5, 2006
49: new post   Domain Name With No EU Trademark Should be Stripped From U.S. Entity
An American eyewear company cannot take a dot-eu Internet address since its trademark is not established in the European Union, a high court adviser said Thursday.
May 7, 2012
50: new post   Domain Names: Is it "e" or "i" Prefix
"WebmasterWorld members discuss the use of "i" or "e" to prefix a domain name. Is the "i" prefix now completely sewn up by Apple?
Sept 28, 2007
51: new post   Domain Ownership Controversy After Verbal Agreement
"What can go wrong when domain name ownership or control isn't clearly settled in advance."
Apr 25, 2009
52: new post   Domain Registrar GoDaddy in Fight Over 2006 Super Bowl Football Ad
"We have been busy working to get an ad approved by the censors at ABC and really have not had any luck."
Dec 27, 2005
53: new post   Domain Registration Scams Continue To Surface
"...they claimed that a holding company as applied to them to register similar domain names to mine..."
Mar 29, 2009
54: new post   Domain Registrations Estimated at 183 Million, Up 12pct
June 5, 2009
55: new post   Domain Typo-Squatter Fraudster Pleads Guilty: Faces 20 Years In Jail
"A man in Nevada is facing a possible 20 years in jail after trying to defraud people out of their domain names. David Scali pleaded guilty in court to a charge of mail fraud after being caught out in the scam."
Sept 11, 2007
56: new post   Domains for Your Children
"...folks begin to grapple and come to grips with the multi-layered issue of identity in the WWW age."
Sept 8, 2007
57: new post   Domains: "Kiting" Still Popular
"Entrepreneurs have been taking advantage of a five-day grace period to sample millions of domain names, keeping the relative few that might generate advertising revenues and dropping the rest before paying. It's akin to buying new clothes on a charge card only to return them for a full refund after wearing them to a big party."
Feb 19, 2007
58: new post   Dot TK The most Spammed out TLD According to McAfee
"...the world's most dangerous Web addresses. McAfee says more than 10% of all Web sites registered out of Tokelau, identifiable by the ".tk" at the end of their Web address, will expose users to spam, viruses and spyware."
Mar 12, 2007
59: new post   Dotster Named in Massive Typo- / Cybersquatting Lawsuit
"The lawsuit, filed Thursday by high-end retailers Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman, alleges that Dotster abused its status as a registrar by "checking out" hundreds of domain names that closely resemble the correct ones--and then keeping only the ones that were visited by Web users who couldn't spell very well."
June 7, 2006
60: new post   Drive-by business URLs: Does Your Domain Name Meet the "Billboard Test"?
"I've taken a few auto trips recently, and was surprised to encounter billboards whose sole purpose was to promote websites. I.e., these weren't product promotions that include a URL, but rather were geared only to drive traffic to a website."
July 24, 2006
61: new post   EURid Puts Over 73,000 .eu Domains On Hold
"EURid, the non profit organisation operating the Internet top level domain .eu, has suspended 74 000 .eu domain names and has sued 400 registrars for breach of contract. This move was prompted by abusive behavior from a syndicate of registrars who have systematically acquired domain names with the obvious intent of selling them. In the domain name business this is called warehousing and is not permitted."
July 24, 2006
62: new post   Finding Good Domain Names of Value
Oct 27, 2006
63: new post   Finding Good Two Word .com Domains
"WebmasterWorld members discuss an ongoing problem of finding quality two-word domains."
May 14, 2009
64: new post   Finding an Available Domain Name
How do you brainstorm for a domain name when your namespace seems all tapped out?
Dec 10, 2004
65: new post   GBP 1m for cheap domain names
July 6, 2006
66: new post   General Atlantic Completes Acquisition of Network Solutions
"Network Solutions, announced today that General Atlantic, a private equity firm, has completed its transaction to acquire Network Solutions..."
Mar 9, 2007
67: new post   General Opinion On .pro Domains
"I've recently bought a few .pro domains and was wondering what everyone's thoughts were on the extension."
Jan 27, 2010
68: new post   German Domain Purchased for 31 Million Pounds (aprox $57 million usd)
"According to today's London Evening Standard, Lastminute.com bought the Lastminute.de domain name for 31 Million UK pounds sterling, although this did include the existing lastminute.de business"
July 1, 2004
69: new post   GoDaddy Cancels IPO
Explaining their IPO pull-out, GoDaddy CEO Bob Parsons says domain registration accounting methods create a pessimistic view of the company for analysts, as revenues are amortized while expenses are incurred immediately.
Aug 25, 2006
70: new post   GoDaddy Opposes Proposed ICANN-VeriSign Domain Agreement
"Under no circumstances should VeriSign be allowed to raise .COM prices without cost-based justification..."
Feb 15, 2006
71: new post   GoDaddy Outage: Millions of Sites Affected
According to the official GoDaddy Twitter account the company is aware of the issue and is working to resolve it.
Sept 10, 2012
72: new post   GoDaddy Rescues RegisterFly Registry Customers
"GoDaddy.com, the leading registration company for Internet addresses, has agreed to take over and manage more than 850,000 domain names belonging to customers of a troubled rival, officials announced Tuesday."
May 30, 2007
73: new post   GoDaddy and their new "Selective DNS Blackouts" policy
GoDaddy has a new policy (as of July, 2011) that lets them block DNS packets from high-volume DNS servers. Any domains using GoDaddy's DNS hosting are affected (any domains with 'domaincontrol.com' in them). [br][br]Two such sites that are affected include a niche search engine that is in development, and a project that keeps track of statistics on domains. Sites like these that are blocked by GoDaddy's new policy will be unable to include domains using GoDaddy's DNS hosting (except domains owned by GoDaddy, which are exempt from the Selective DNS Blackouts policy).
Sept 4, 2011
74: new post   Google Becomes ICANN Approved Domain Registrar
The name Google has appeared on the list of ICANN approved domain name registrars.
Feb 1, 2005
75: new post   Google Has "No Plans To Register Domains"
Google: "... we have no plans to register domains at this time, we believe this information can help us increase the quality of our search results."
Feb 7, 2005
76: new post   Google Loses Out In Dispute Over "oogle" Domain
Yesterday, a panel decided that Google failed to show that the disputed domain was registered in bad faith, which basically means its current owner gets to keep it.
July 27, 2012
77: new post   Google Wants All The "oogles"?
Google recently lost an ICANN decision over the domain name froogles.com. Now they're going after the same target in US District Court, but with a broader brush.
Apr 17, 2005
78: new post   Google to End Domain Tasting?
"Rumor going around saying Google will stop monetizing all domains if they are less then five days old."
Jan 25, 2008
79: new post   Grab Generic TLD Domain Real Estate Today for $185,000 Per Application
ICANN's gTLDs go on sale today.
Jan 12, 2012
80: new post   Great Eight Registrars Align to Fight Verisign On Dot Com TLD Controls
Eight of the world's largest domain registrars have sent an open letter to ICANN Chairman of the Board Vint Cerf, stating their formal opposition to the revised proposition with VeriSign for continued control of the Internet registry. The eight signatories, which lay claim to 25 million domain names, or 57 percent of those currently registered, are GoDaddy, Network Solutions, Tucows, Register.com, BulkRegister, Schlund + Partner AG, Melbourne IT and Intercosmos Media Group."
Feb 15, 2006
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