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1: new post   To dash or not 2 dash?
"...better going for a domain such as word1--word2.co.uk (note the 2 dashes - which is still available), rather than using a less commonly used word pairing separated by just as single dash?"
Dec 19, 2001
2: new post   Permanent redirects in Apache for multiple domains
I'm tired of my ugly, 2nd domain showing up in search engines. How do I create a permanent (301) redirect in Apache and will it fix this search engine problem/
Oct 1, 2002
3: new post   The Once Lauded Afternic Shuts Doors
Register.com paid $48 million USD for Afternic (a domain name reseller) but with a depressed domain reseller market, it has shut the doors.
Oct 8, 2002
4: new post   Between Registrar and Host Who Does What?
A basic domain question about how DNS, Registrars and your web host work together to resolve your site.
Oct 25, 2002
5: new post   New Whois Fields
"...release of three new fields in registry whois records."
Jan 27, 2003
6: new post   ICANN Demands Verisign Stop SiteFinder
VeriSign's change appears to have considerably weakened the stability of the Internet, introduced ambiguous and inaccurate responses in the DNS, and has caused an escalating chain reaction of measures and countermeasures that contribute to further instability. VeriSign's change has substantially interfered with some number of existing services which depend on the accurate, stable, and reliable operation of the domain name system."
Oct 3, 2003
7: new post   VeriSign to Sell Network Solutions
"VeriSign, Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell Network Solutions to a new entity formed by Pivotal Private Equity."
Oct 16, 2003
8: new post   Microsoft Takes on Mike Rowe Soft Over Domain
"Microsoft takes on 17 year old Mike Rowe for trademark infringement."
Jan 20, 2004
9: new post   The New TLD Proposals are In
" ICANN has received 10 applications for 9 new top-level domains."
Mar 23, 2004
10: new post   How to Pick and Evaluate Domain Names for Resale
Our forum does not allow domain evalutaions - but the principles behind the worth of a domain are beautifully discussed in this thread.
May 5, 2004
11: new post   Record Number of Domains Registered
"A record 4.7 million Internet addresses were sold in the first three months of 2004, bringing the total number of registered addresses to a new high of 62.9 million, according to a study released today by Mountain View, Calif.-based VeriSign Inc."
June 9, 2004
12: new post   Record Number of Domains Registered
"A record 4.7 million Internet addresses were sold in the first three months of 2004, bringing the total number of registered addresses to a new high of 62.9 million, according to a study released today by Mountain View, Calif.-based VeriSign Inc."
June 10, 2004
13: 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
14: new post   Network Solutions Enhanced Whois
"WHOIS Report shows the status of the domain. If a live site exists presents a thumbnail of the home page along with the website title, traffic ranking, meta descriptions and keywords, and more."
July 6, 2004
15: new post   DNS Update Frequency to Increase Dramatically
Verisign will increase the number of root server updates from 2 per day to 30 per minute.
July 12, 2004
16: new post   ICANN Panel Condemns Site Finder and Asks it Stay Offline
"The 85-page report... says that while Site Finder did not have catastrophic effects on the Internet, it nevertheless ran afoul of "community standards and caused harm to individual users and enterprises.""
July 14, 2004
17: new post   .info, .biz or .us Top Level Domains
Which of the new TLDs are winning?
July 20, 2004
18: new post   Addicted To Buying Good Domain Names
"With the pricing available right now for domain names it is fairly easy to get caught up in this addiction. You won't believe how many neat domains are still unregistered, especially two keyword domains..."
Sept 1, 2004
19: new post   ICANN new transfer policies take effect Nov 12
This change looks like a two edged sword. Registrars can no longer hold a domain hostage and refuse the transfer - but will domain hijackings increase with these new policies?
Sept 11, 2004
20: new post   Do domain sale profits fall under Capital Gains laws?
Good fodder to bring up with your lawyer or accountant.
Sept 19, 2004
21: new post   Radical New ICANN Policies Take Effect Nov. 12
New rules by ICANN mean that anyone can request a transfer of your domain name and you must be the one to deny it.
Nov 9, 2004
22: new post   Noted Search Space Players Marchex
A little over looked press release from Marchex details some big numbers. - these guys are the real deal.
Dec 3, 2004
23: 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
24: new post   Icann Weighs Candidates for .NET Job
"VeriSign's contract to run the dot-net domain expires at the end of June, and we have spoken with the director of the non-profit German organisation looking to take over"
Jan 23, 2005
25: new post   ICANN Says "Yes" to .Travel
" ICANN has entered into commercial and technical negotiations with two of the candidate registries, .post and .travel. No limit was set on the number of sTLDs to be designated and the status of the additional eight applicants is still pending."
Jan 24, 2005
26: new post   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
27: 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
28: 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
29: new post   ICANN Officially Designates .JOBS & .TRAVEL
"..two new sponsored Top-Level Domains (sTLDs), .JOBS and .TRAVEL."
Apr 11, 2005
30: 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
31: new post   .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
32: new post   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
33: new post   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
34: new post   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
35: new post   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
36: new post   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
37: new post   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
38: new post   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
39: new post   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
40: 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
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