Jeffrey Sass Talks Dot Club and the results of our Dot App Poll

In an article by Laurie Sullivan on Media Post which discussed Google paying $25 million for .app, there was also some commentary from Jeffrey Sass about .club. Sass explained how the pricing works at the wholesale and retail level. He gave a little shout out to Credit.club, the $10.99 hand registration that Bruce Marler was able to jump on. Sass mentioned Credit.club as an example that new gtlds … [Read more...]

After 6 Years Owner Of The Adult Site Brazzers Files UDRP Against Affiliate Brazers.com

A UDRP has been filed against the domain name Brazers.com which is a typo of one of the most popular adult sites Brazzers.com which uses also uses the domain name Brazzersnetwork.com to which Brazers.com is actually forwarding to. The complaint was filed by Licensing IP International S.à r.l which also owns pornhub.com, youporn.com and redtube.com to name a few.  The company used to be known as … [Read more...]

The MPAA Would Like to Help ICANN set policy in targeting Pirate Domains

In an article on Torrent Freak it seems that the MPAA (Motion Picture Association of America) is in bed with ICANN and is trying to use that relationship to shape certain policies. These policies center on the handling of domain names used by sites that infringe intellectual property. From the article: The MPAA is one of the ICANN partners shaping future policy for the domain name system. … [Read more...]

Google Decides To Reverse Ban of Sexually Explicit Material on Blogger

Well that was quick. We wrote earlier this week about Google banning pornography and sexually explicit material on Blogger. Well today the company posted on its product forums website that the decision has been reversed. Instead the company will step up enforcement against those that do not mark their blogs as adult content and those who may try to use the platform to sell porn. I think they … [Read more...]

LeatherCrown.it, Holder of Italian Trademark Awarded LeatherCrown.com In UDRP Based On Links On Parked Page

Oscar Studio di Cavallin Oscar of Veneto, Italy, which owns an  Italian Trademark  on the term "leather crown" just won a UDRP on matching .com LeatherCrown.com which was owned by Rob Monster of Epik who registered the domain name on July 18, 2012. The Complainant operates its site at LeatherCrown.it and has a Italian trademark registered on November 29, 2010 (filed July 28, 2009) in class 25 … [Read more...]

Meet The Man Who Just Received 100,000 Shares in Jet.com

CNN Money published an article on Eric Martin of York, Pennsylvania, which is a two hour drive away from me. The article title was catchy, "This guy used a get rich quick scheme and got rich" When you read the article it seems Mr. Martin spent some money to get rich quick. We wrote an article earlier this month about Jet.com, the domain which was sold by legendary domain investor Garry … [Read more...]

Google Paid Developers More than $7 BILLION in 2014 For Apps & Games On Google Play

According to a blog post on it company blog today "Google Play now reaches more than 1 billion people on Android devices in more than 190 countries" "In the past year, we paid more than $7 billion to developers distributing apps and games on Google Play." "App discovery plays a critical role in driving your continued success, and over the past year Google has provided best practices to … [Read more...]