|Forum: Domain Names|
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|41:|| Defensive Domain Registration : Protecting Your Domain Registration and Operability|
In the wake of the RegisterFly mess, "This is a good time to point-out what YOU can do to protect YOUR domains."
|Mar 20, 2007|
|42:|| Dell Targets Cybersquatters In Court|
"Personal computer giant Dell Inc. is pursuing a major "cybersquatting" lawsuit against several companies that buy and sell Web site addresses, alleging that the entities earned millions of dollars from Internet traffic intended for Dell and dozens of other Fortune 500 companies."
|Nov 29, 2007|
|43:|| DirectI Suspends 175,000 Domains for Abuse||Oct 24, 2008|
|44:|| Do Companies Register Test Domain Name Whois Look Ups?|
"... Recently there have been a few big players that have been registering everything under the sun on a traffic test basis for a few days then cancelling the registrations that don't show traffic promise."
|Dec 27, 2005|
|45:|| Do Domain Names Even Matter Anymore?||Jan 1, 2009|
|46:|| Do domain sale profits fall under Capital Gains laws?|
Good fodder to bring up with your lawyer or accountant.
|Sept 19, 2004|
|47:|| Does Google Prefer .com , .net , .org Over .biz?||Jan 12, 2008|
|48:|| 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|
|49:|| 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|
|50:|| 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|
|51:|| 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|
|52:|| 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|
|53:|| 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|
|54:|| 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|
|55:|| 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|
|56:|| 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|
|57:|| 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|
|58:|| Domain Registrations Estimated at 183 Million, Up 12pct||June 5, 2009|
|59:|| 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|
|60:|| 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|
|61:|| 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|
|62:|| 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|
|63:|| 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|
|64:|| 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|
|65:|| 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|
|66:|| Finding Good Domain Names of Value||Oct 27, 2006|
|67:|| Finding Good Two Word .com Domains|
"WebmasterWorld members discuss an ongoing problem of finding quality two-word domains."
|May 14, 2009|
|68:|| Finding an Available Domain Name|
How do you brainstorm for a domain name when your namespace seems all tapped out?
|Dec 10, 2004|
|69:|| GBP 1m for cheap domain names||July 6, 2006|
|70:|| 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|
|71:|| 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|
|72:|| 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|
|73:|| 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|
|74:|| 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|
|75:|| 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|
|76:|| 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|
|77:|| 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|
|78:|| Google Becomes ICANN Approved Domain Registrar|
The name Google has appeared on the list of ICANN approved domain name registrars.
|Feb 1, 2005|
|79:|| 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|
|80:|| 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|