GM Becomes 1st Fortune 50 Company To Launch a Site On a New gTLD: GeneralMotors.Green

  General Motors has become the 1st Fortune 50 Company to launch a site on a new gTLD domain, in this case GeneralMotors.green Although other bloggers have pointed out Fortune 50 companies have acquired and activated new gTLD domain names, they are mostly re-directing the new gTLD domains to existing .com sites. GM maybe the 1st to actually launch a targeted site on a new gTLD … [Read more...]

Sedo Transactions Total $1.6 Million Led By Same.com For $233,333

Sedo reported that 673 transactions took place on Sedo’s marketplace and via SedoMLS, totaling $1.6 Million Dollars 56% of total sales were the result of Buy Now listings. Highlights of public sales are: · Top .com: Same.com at $233,333 · Top ccTLD: Veilingen.nl at 31,000 EUR · Top “other” TLD: Laws.org at $10,000 Here are the reported sales:     Domain … [Read more...]

Chinese Public Co Stock Gains 10% On Purchase of P2P.com Which Was Once Stolen

FT.com is reporting that the shares in the shares in a Shanghai-listed real estate company known as Shanghai Duolun Industry rose by the maximum 10% daily limit after it changed its name to P2P Financial Information Service Co and announced it has acquired the domain name P2P.com The company said that the domain name p2p.com, was worth $100 million dollars "The website currently features a … [Read more...]

China’s 51DNS Buys DNS.com: It May Sold For 4th Time In A Year

The company in China known as 51DNS has purchased the domain name DNS.com The domain name 51DNS.com is now forwarding to DNS.com The domain appears to have been sold possibly in March or April and it maybe the fourth time this domain name has changed hands in less than a year. In April 2014, the domain was owned by the Comodo Group, Inc. of Jersey City, New Jersey and registered at brand … [Read more...]

TheVerge.com Calls Purchase of RandPaul.com For $100K “Ransom”

TheVerge.com is apparently on the Verge of calling anyone who owns a domain name and is looking to sell it a Cybersquatter and somehow is calling on the next President of the United States to outlaw the practice of buying a domain name and selling it. The story is about Rand Paul purchase of RandPaul.com for $100k yesterday calling payment of $100K "Ransom" "Rand Paul's presidential campaign … [Read more...]

Is Carly Fiorina Lying About a Domain Registration?

We published a post earlier today about the domain name CarlyFiorina.org in response to 100+ stories published on how Carly failed to register the domain name CarlyFiorina.org and allowed a hater to get the domain and use it against her. Today in response to all the stories but not ours, Carly told the Wall Street Journal today that she "Should Have Registered ‘CarlyFiorina.org Before Critic … [Read more...]

Campaigns And Cybersquatters Register Domains up to Decades in Advance

CNBC published an article an hour ago taking a look at the brisk action in candidate domain names. "They're the modern-day real estate," said Amichaim Abramson, an entrepreneur based in Brooklyn, New York, who bought a number of domains for future elections across the political spectrum. He said he hopes to help candidates he supports or keep domains out of the hands of those he doesn't like, but … [Read more...]