Owned For At Least 14 Years Nat Cohen’s Telepathy, Inc Hit With UDRP on Boon.com

Domain Investor Nat Cohen's company Telepathy, Inc, has been hit with a UDRP on the domain name Boon.com which according to DomainTools.com it has owned since at least 2001. The UDRP was filed by Wirecard AG, a "global financial services and technology company headquartered in Aschheim, Munich, Germany. Its internet payment service competes with PayPal and Western Union. Wirecard AG is … [Read more...]

NF.com Bought In 2014 Hit With UDRP By Association Française de Normalisation (AFNOR)

  The two letter domain name NF.com has been hit with a UDRP just a year after it was acquired from Anything.com. The domain name was owned by Anything.com back in June 2014 and since then has changed hands several times. 4.cn a Chinese based domain broker, owned the domain (possibly under escrow) until August went it was sold to VINCENT CHENG of CRAZY TOP ONE LTD of Auckland.  … [Read more...]

1st Day New gTLD Totals .Fashion 2,182; .Garden 388: Science Passes .XXX & .Pro

Two new gTLD's were released this week by Minds + Machines After domain name registrations made in Sunrise by Trademark Holders .Fashion has 2,182 registrations. .Garden on the other hand only grew to 388 domain registrations. On another note .Science which was released about a month ago by Famous Four Media, now has skyrocketed to the 6th most registered new gTLD's (actually number 5 if … [Read more...]

Rightside Looking To Cash in With .News

Jacob Demmitt wrote a post on the Upstart section of BizJournals.com. The article led with the launch of the .news extension and how Rightside plans to cash in. Taryn Naidu the CEO of Rightside is interviewed and gives some commentary. In the article which I quoted below, Naidu says we are seeing five and six figure sales. I would imagine he is talking about the Coffee.club and Wine.Club sales, I … [Read more...]

Afnic Report: “The Domain Market in 2014″

Aftnic.fr the manager of the .fr (France) extension, published a pretty extensive report today. The report "The Domain Market in 2014" takes a look back at 2014 and provides some interesting stats and graphs. I will highlight one topic in this post and read the full report here Legacy TLDs: highly contrasting performance in 2014 The Afnic Market Research Team has developed a methodology for … [Read more...]

Free .REALTOR Domains Expanded To Local & State Realtor® Associations & Brokerages On May 7

"The National Association of Realtors® top-level domain .REALTOR will be available to local and state Realtor® associations as well as brokerages in the U.S. and Canada starting May 7. State and Local REALTOR® Member Boards, and REALTOR® owned and operated MLSs have the opportunity to receive a FREE .REALTOR domain for up to 5 years" Since the .REALTOR top-level domain became available to … [Read more...]

Donuts Wins The New gTLD .Theater

Donuts has won another private auction for a new gTLD, this time the right to operate the new domain extension . The only other applicant for .Theater, KBE gTLD Holding Inc. of Brooklyn New York, whose web address is broadwayacrossamerica.com, withdrew its application Some of the new gTLD's in that vertical include .broadway, .tickets and .show .Theater was scheduled to go to an ICANN … [Read more...]