World Domain Day 2015 Industry Award Winners & A Big Thanks From TheDomains.com

            The World Domain Day 2015 Industry Awards were presented at the World Domain Day conference that was held in New Delhi on April 10th, 2015. We at TheDomains.com are very proud to announce we won the award for Best Domain Blog and thank the show organizers and all the voters. Here are the winners of the Awards handed out by WDD, … [Read more...]

8 Facts About Choosing The Right Domain Name from the Huffington Post

In an article titled "8 Facts About Choosing The Right Domain Name" Bradley Glonka used the words domainer and cybersquatter interchangeably, "In some cases, you may discover that the domain name you want is owned by someone called a "domainer" or "cybersquatter" - a person who registers tons of likely-to-be-desired domain names to sell them at a serious profit." The above mentioned quote was … [Read more...]

After Shares Hit An All Time Low, CentralNic Issues an Update On Their gTLD’s

After its shares hit an all time low yesterday, CentralNic Group plc (AIM:CNIC) issued an update on "CentralNic gTLDs" CentralNic is a back-end provider for new gTLD's Shares rose today 1p to 24p. " CentralNic is pleased to report that following successful completion of auction processes, the gTLDs .online, .site, .tech, .love, .forum, .fan, .rent, and .realty will be made available to … [Read more...]

Giovanni Laporta CEO of Yoyo.Email Loser of 37 UDRP/URS’s Rants About Domains, TM & More

Giovanni Laporta the CEO Yoyo.Email has made an extensive post on UDRPSearch.com, venting his thoughts about the UDRP/URS process the panelist, the process, domain names, trademarks and his motivation behind YoYo mail and his defense of what he says is around 50 UDRP/URS cases. According to UDRPSearch, YoYo has been the subject of 39 UDRP/URS cases and lost all but 2. These comments were … [Read more...]

Another Case of Cybersquatting Paying off

This transaction takes us all around the globe and shows just how magical the Internet can be. So a Chinese registrant gets a domain that represents a major U.S. brand, in the South African extension. NBAstore.co.za sold yesterday on Sedo for $5,500. The NBA Store is a series of officially licensed retailers which sell merchandise for the National Basketball Association. The most prominent … [Read more...]

Is This Really the Golden Age of Domain Trolling ?

Caitlin Dewey of The Washington Post wrote an article that centered around the recent Taylor Swift and Ted Cruz domain registrations. Caitlin decided to use the words domain trolling instead of the often used cyber squatting. The lone commenter in the article told Caitlin that it is called cybersquatting. From the article: What is domain trolling, exactly? And how is it even legal? Given the … [Read more...]

Mike Mann Is On Fire Selling $76K in Domains That Cost Him Less than $750 Total

Mike Mann has been reporting some very impressive domain name sales the last few days on his Facebook page Mike just announced today he sold the domain name MissCandy.com for $30,000 a domain he purchase on July 30th 2012 for $75 Last week Mike reported selling Jazz.co for $22,000 a domain he purchased on July 19th 2010 as well as the domain TakeTheChance.com forĀ  $15,000 which he purchased … [Read more...]