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161: new post   New to Domaining - How to Estimate Type-in Traffic?
"If the keyword gets a few thousand searches according to the major keyword tools, will that mean, that having the exact match domain name will make sense for type-in traffic?"
May 11, 2007
162: new post   VeriSign Confirms 7% Increase in .com Domain Fees
"On Oct. 15, the wholesale price of a .com domain will go from $6 to $6.42, a 7 percent hike and the maximum annual percentage increase allowed under the March 2006 agreement with ICANN."
Apr 6, 2007
163: new post   Porn TLD to be Voted On Tomorrow
"A vote was scheduled Friday as weeklong meetings conclude. The board's 15-voting members could approve it, reject it outright or reject it but leave room for a revised proposal to return. "
Mar 29, 2007
164: new post   Privacy For Domain Owners To Improve
"Help may be on the way as a key task force last week endorsed a proposal that would give more privacy options to small businesses, individuals with personal websites and other domain name owners."
Mar 21, 2007
165: new post   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
166: new post   ICANN Terminates RegisterFly.com's Accreditation
"ICANN has issued a letter to RegisterFly indicating that it will cease operating as an ICANN-Accredited Registrar on March 31, 2007"
Mar 17, 2007
167: new post   Microsoft Goes After CyberSquatters
"... launching a string of court actions in the United States and Europe against cybersquatters..."
Mar 14, 2007
168: new post   How Search-Engine Rules Cause Sites to Drop Out
"Some entrepreneurs have built thriving businesses largely by getting search engines such as Google Inc.'s to direct customers to their Web sites. But what happens when the search engines suddenly start pointing consumers somewhere else?"
Mar 13, 2007
169: 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
170: 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
171: new post   ICANN Puts Registerfly On Notice with Legal Action
"gives notice to Registerfly of ICANN's intention to file suit against it in federal court on Tuesday, March 6."
Mar 5, 2007
172: 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
173: new post   Value of typed in Domain
"...how many people would type in, CityNameProfession.com directly into their browser address line?"
Jan 17, 2007
174: new post   "ICANN Conference Bears Much Fruit"
"ICANN officials ended a week-long marathon of meetings in Brazil on Dec. 8 that produced a number of results, including ICANN's first ever Regional At Large Organization, the approval of the three registry agreements and the birth of the dot-asia top level domain."
Dec 12, 2006
175: new post   ICANN Meeting Looks At The World Of The Internet, Including 'Kiting'
"The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) will discuss key projects and initiatives at a meeting this week, including the internationalisation of the domain name system and a lucrative site-registration practice some object to."
Dec 6, 2006
176: new post   VeriSign Authorized to Raise Dot Com Prices
"The contract approved today, negotiated between VeriSign and the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, allows Mountain View, California-based VeriSign to raise prices by as much as 7 percent for four out of the next six years."
Dec 1, 2006
177: new post   Non-English characters could cause domain name chaos
Allowing use of non-English characters in domain names could cause chaos and provide phishers with new fraud opportunities, according to ICANN chief executive Paul Twomey.
Nov 27, 2006
178: new post   What Are The Factors Driving Domain Name Value?
"Has anyone actually seen any studies that demonstrate these domains are actually worth this much?"
Nov 15, 2006
179: new post   Are They Monitoring Your WhoIs Queries?
"One of my clients e-mailed me earlier this week about registering a domain name. I checked on the domain and it was available, so I e-mailed the client back. Today, my client finally sent me the approval to register the domain, but when I checked today, it had been registered by a domain name reseller."
Nov 8, 2006
180: new post   Building Websites for the .Mobi Internet
"Can anyone point me to where to get information as to the .mobi criteria for building a .mobi site?"
Nov 5, 2006
181: new post   Is Mobi hype or for real?
Smart money said a 4 char tld would be DOA on launch. Not so fast...
Oct 28, 2006
182: 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
183: new post   Finding Good Domain Names of Value
Oct 27, 2006
184: 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
185: new post   ICANN says can't comply with Spamhaus court order
"Only the Internet registrar with whom the registrant has a contractual relationship - and in certain instances the Internet registry - can suspend an individual domain name. "
Oct 12, 2006
186: new post   U.S. Keeps Control Of Web Domain Group ICANN
"The U.S. Commerce Department said on Friday it would retain oversight for three more years of the company that manages Internet domain names, renewing an agreement that was scheduled to expire this weekend."
Sept 30, 2006
187: new post   Some say Vista Will Double DNS Lookups and Slow Down Entire Internet
" Paul Mockapetris, who is widely credited with inventing the Internet's Domain Name System (DNS). Mockapetris believes Vista's introduction will cause a surge in DNS traffic because the operating system supports two versions of the Internet Protocol, a technology standard used to send information over computer networks."
Sept 6, 2006
188: new post   ICANN Meeting on Registry Contracts: Date Moved Up!
"...instead of allowing time for forces to organize it moves up the hearing date from September 13th to September 7th. "
Sept 5, 2006
189: new post   Local Search & Zip Code URLs
A new network of .us domains based on U.S. zip codes raises the general issue of whether postal code domains are effective for local search.
Sept 1, 2006
190: new post   Thousands of Spanish Web Sites Knocked Offline by Software Error
"A botched software update at Spain's central domain registry knocked as many as 400,000 sites offline for several hours Tuesday..."
Aug 30, 2006
191: new post   ICANN Comment Verification Delay - 45 minutes and Counting; 5 PM PST Cut Off
Aug 28, 2006
192: 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
193: new post   ICANN: Unrestricted Pricing for .Org/.Info/.Biz is O.K.
Aug 25, 2006
194: new post   Microsoft Sues 'Cybersquatters & Typosquatters'
"Microsoft Corp. said it has filed three lawsuits against "cybersquatters," in an effort to fight back against a surge of online trademark infringement by people seeking profit from pay-per-click advertising.
Aug 22, 2006
195: 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
196: new post   New Contract For ICANN
"The United States Department of Commerce has executed a new contract with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to continue to perform the IANA (Internet Assigned Numbers Authority) function."
Aug 17, 2006
197: new post   Moniker Registrar Sold to Kanoodle - Kanoodle to Rebrand as Seevast
"The senior management of Kanoodle will lead a new parent company called Seevast, with Kanoodle existing as one of three business units. Kanoodle will focus on search-targeted sponsored links; while newly created unit Pulse 360 handles content-targeted sponsored links. Calling Moniker.com co-founders Monte Cahn and Eric Harrington superstars in their industry, Podell said the acquisition gives Kanoodle one more way to serve its customers."
Aug 11, 2006
198: 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
199: 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
200: new post   How to Make an Unsolicited Offer on a Domain
"I'm looking for advice on how to approach buying a domain that is not advertised for sale."
July 12, 2006
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