|Forum: Domain Names|
|Displaying Topics 201 - 240 (279 total) Sorted by: Date-Last-Post, Direction: reverse|
|201:|| 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|
|202:|| 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|
|203:|| 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|
|204:|| 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|
|205:|| 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|
|206:|| 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|
|207:|| 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|
|208:|| ICANN Comment Verification Delay - 45 minutes and Counting; 5 PM PST Cut Off||Aug 28, 2006|
|209:|| 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|
|210:|| ICANN: Unrestricted Pricing for .Org/.Info/.Biz is O.K.||Aug 25, 2006|
|211:|| 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|
|212:|| 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|
|213:|| 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|
|214:|| 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|
|215:|| 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|
|216:|| 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|
|217:|| 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|
|218:|| .eu passes 2 million names mark||July 11, 2006|
|219:|| GBP 1m for cheap domain names||July 6, 2006|
|220:|| 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|
|221:|| 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|
|222:|| .eu EURid Landrush II - June 7th 2006||May 25, 2006|
|223:|| 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|
|224:|| 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|
|225:|| Market Rate for Income Producing Domains|
" Whats the going multiple for the passive income producing domains nowadays?"
|May 5, 2006|
|226:|| 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|
|227:|| 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|
|228:|| 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|
|229:|| 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|
|230:|| .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|
|231:|| 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|
|232:|| Non hyphenated vs hyphenated names|
"...with or without hyphens?"
|Mar 8, 2006|
|233:|| 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|
|234:|| 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|
|235:|| 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|
|236:|| 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|
|237:|| Blogster Blog Host Sold for $100,000||Jan 3, 2006|
|238:|| 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|
|239:|| 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|
|240:|| 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|