|Forum: Domain Names|
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|201:|| 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|
|202:|| 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|
|203:|| 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|
|204:|| .eu passes 2 million names mark||July 11, 2006|
|205:|| GBP 1m for cheap domain names||July 6, 2006|
|206:|| ICANN under threat as consultation closes|
"The future of internet domain regulator ICANN hangs in the balance as a US government consultation closes this week."
|July 5, 2006|
|207:|| 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|
|208:|| .eu EURid Landrush II - June 7th 2006||May 25, 2006|
|209:|| Canadian "Yellow Pages Group" Goes on Generic .CA Domain Buying Spree|
"Phone directory giant Yellow Pages Group surprised the Canadian Internet industry by announcing it had spent $2.5 million for 389 "domain names" owned by Maxymych's Montreal-based firm, Emall.ca. The prize list includes maps.ca, autos.ca and attorneys.ca, all specific categories that Yellow Pages will use to expand the reach of its online directory business. "
|May 17, 2006|
|210:|| ICANN Approves Tel - TLD Domain|
"The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has approved a new top-level domain suffixed ".tel," awarding a contract to British company, Telnic."
|May 15, 2006|
|211:|| Market Rate for Income Producing Domains|
" Whats the going multiple for the passive income producing domains nowadays?"
|May 5, 2006|
|212:|| 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|
|213:|| Novice Advice on How to go About Backordering Expiring Domains|
"...is there any other way to get an expired domain rather than to bid for it?"
|Apr 27, 2006|
|214:|| Trusted TLDs : What are Trusted Top Level Domains|
"Is there any evidence that having inbound .edu and .gov links are better links and count more than other links?"
|Apr 22, 2006|
|215:|| How to market your domain names and connect with buyers|
"This thread is about how to go about the business of marketing your domain names, listed in order of relative ease."
|Apr 10, 2006|
|216:|| .EU Domain registration opens Friday 7th April|
"From Friday, any organisation or individual wanting to apply for a new .eu domain name will be able to do so. On 7 April the domain will open for registration to the public, with names available on a first-come, first-served basis."
|Apr 5, 2006|
|217:|| How has the addition of new TLDs altered your experience of the WWW?|
"Wise guys who wish to chime in about how you have made $X as a result of registering new TLDs and reselling them: IS that what was meant by all the declarations and announcements and mission statements and policy statements?"
|Apr 3, 2006|
|218:|| Non hyphenated vs hyphenated names|
"...with or without hyphens?"
|Mar 8, 2006|
|219:|| ICANN: final approval ending legal dispute with VeriSign|
"The Board of Directors of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has given its final approval to a settlement that ends legal disputes with VeriSign (Nasdaq: VRSN) and anoints that company as the operator of the lucrative dot-com registry through 2012."
|Mar 2, 2006|
|220:|| Lost domain - how do you get it back?|
"...registered the domain back in 1999 or 2000, but the company have no idea what company host the domain, or have any information on how to access it."
|Feb 24, 2006|
|221:|| 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|
|222:|| 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|
|223:|| Blogster Blog Host Sold for $100,000||Jan 3, 2006|
|224:|| ICANN Settles Site Finder Domain Dispute with Registrar VeriSign|
"...VeriSign suspended the Site Finder service shortly after it was introduced. The company sued ICANN months later, arguing that the agency's actions, including the decision on Site Finder, impeded VeriSign's efforts to offer moneymaking services. ICANN later countersued."
|Dec 28, 2005|
|225:|| Is it Worth Buying All Your Sites TLDs Revisited|
"Does anybody have any experience where a competitor buys your domain .net, .org or other .thing and puts a site up?"
|Dec 28, 2005|
|226:|| 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|
|227:|| 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|
|228:|| Trademark Holders: Start Claiming Your .eu Domains|
"Trademark holders and government bodies can start claiming their European identities on the Internet from 10 a.m. British time on Wednesday, when the registers open for the new ".eu" domain name aimed at boosting European e-commerce."
|Dec 7, 2005|
|229:|| ICANN and VeriSign End Long-Standing Dispute|
"ICANN today announced that it has reached an proposed agreement to end all pending litigation over its long-standing dispute with VeriSign... ..Importantly, the creation of a clearly defined process for the introduction of new registry services is incorporated in a new .COM Registry Agreement..."
|Oct 25, 2005|
|230:|| Is "www" redundant?|
Sometimes it's valuable to take a second (or even first) look at the basics. In this thread our community does that in a very thorough way for the ubiquitous "www" subdomain.
|Sept 28, 2005|
|231:|| So You Want to Sell Your Website?|
"I've got a site I'm ready to sell and I just need some advice on where to post it to make a fast sale. I need to unload it as soon as humanly possible, but I don't want to get gigged too badly on price. "
|Sept 6, 2005|
|232:|| HushMail - Defaced Via Social Engineered DNS Attack|
One of the webs largest email service providers: "...attack resulted in secure e-mail service provider Hushmail having its Website redirected to a defaced site."
|May 18, 2005|
|233:|| WebmasterWorld Classic - How to Evaluate Domain Names for Resale|
Veterans of the domain investment space discuss the whys and wherefors behind the real value of any domain on the resale market.
|May 15, 2005|
|234:|| WebmasterWorld Classic - How To Evaluate Domain Names for Resale|
Some long time domain investors kick around the basic principles for evaluating the value of a domain name.
|May 15, 2005|
|235:|| .eu domain names due at the start of 2006|
"BRUSSELS (AFP) - Companies, institutions and citizens will be able to use .eu in internet addresses starting at the beginning of 2006, the European Union (EU)'s executive arm said. "
|Apr 21, 2005|
|236:|| 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|
|237:|| ICANN Officially Designates .JOBS & .TRAVEL|
"..two new sponsored Top-Level Domains (sTLDs), .JOBS and .TRAVEL."
|Apr 11, 2005|
|238:|| 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|
|239:|| Google Becomes ICANN Approved Domain Registrar|
The name Google has appeared on the list of ICANN approved domain name registrars.
|Feb 1, 2005|
|240:|| VeriSign Signals Readiness to Auction Deleted Domains|
Buried at the tail end of Verisigns recent .NET application: "... to facilitate the process of developing a solution for an industry-wide com/net deleted names handling process, which facilitates an open auction during the pending delete period."
|Jan 24, 2005|