Rin.com Sells for $35,000 on Sedo – Sold on Sedo for $14,000 in 2011

Crossing the Sedo feed this afternoon is Rin.com at $35,000. Looks like it was the second time it sold on Sedo, DN Journal reported it sold for $14,000 in 2011. Affordable Webhosting Inc out of Oregon looks to be the seller and had the domain parked. Eli Shoval looks to be the buyer of the name. The name has been registered since 1995, at one time legendary domainer Garry Chernoff owned the … [Read more...]

Braden Pollock’s Legal Brand Marketing Acquires 14 Premium Law-related .Co.com Domains

    According to a press release we received, co.com LLC, announced today that Legal Brand Marketing, LLC which was founded by Braden Pollock, acquired a premium portfolio of law-related .co.com domain names, including Law.co.com and Attorney.co.com. Legal Brand Marketing, plans to develop and launch websites for each domain. Financial terms were not disclosed. Legal Brand … [Read more...]

.NYC Releases Numbers On Landrush: 145 Domains Sell For $1K-$9,999: 10 Sell For $10K+

New York City released some numbers on the recently concluded Landrush period for the new gTLD .NYC, in which residents and businesses located in New York City were given the opportunity to apply for a domain for any extra fee before general availability started. TheDomains.com published a couple of posts on some unofficial sales here and here but these numbers came from the city: A total … [Read more...]

Sedo Transactions Transactions Total $1 Million Led By Bohai.com

Over the past week, 554 transactions took place on Sedo’s marketplace and via SedoMLS, totaling $1 million dollars. 51% of total sales were the result of Buy Now listings. Highlights of public sales are: · Top .coms: bohai.com at 29,022 USD which was bought by a Chinese buyer. · Top ccTLD: erfahrung.de at 15,000 EUR · Top “other” TLD: jie.net at 4,800 USD The domain name hack T.im … [Read more...]

Aruba.It Formally Announces It Acquired .Cloud Beating Out Google & Amazon

                                    10 days ago we told you at TheDomains.com that Aruba S.p.A. (www.aruba.it) beat out Amazon, Google and Donuts to win the new gTLD .Cloud Today the company finally put out a press release: "Aruba wins … [Read more...]

ICANN CEO: Government Attempts to Impose Rules on The Internet are Doomed to Fail

ICANN Chief Executive Officer Fadi Chehade told Bloomberg yesterday in an interview that government attempts to impose rules on the Internet are doomed to fail "Governments can’t effectively enforce laws on websites available in different jurisdictions. Any group that makes policies for the Web must be decentralized and involve the private sector and academia" “The Internet itself has … [Read more...]

NYC.com Making Email Expensive

Gothamist did a piece about NYC.com offering email addresses and their not cheap. The article looks at all of the recent attention around "NYC" branding. The new .NYC extension is mentioned along with the offering of email addresses from NYC.com. From the article: The email addresses are not free, they come with a monthly rent ($69, $99, $199, and $999 a month are the current prices). So, for … [Read more...]