Domain Names News

101domain: People often don’t know this but domain names cannot be transferred within 60 days of registration. You won’t be able to transfer a new domain to another registrar until day 61 after the domain registration. In addition, you also cannot transfer a domain name that has been transferred within the past 60 days. These 60-day domain […]

101domain: When it comes to starting a small business today, establishing an online presence is essentially on the same level as planning and budgeting. A brand in today’s market can’t grow to its full potential without having an online presence. Before the days of social media, you would register a domain name, build a website on it and […]

What many beginners fail to realize is that buying a domain name is just the first piece of their online presence puzzle. Without web site hosting, a domain name will never do anything. Having a web hosting account is as necessary to getting started as a domain name. Domain names have to point to a […]

101domain: With all of the new domain endings available today, you can buy a premium domain name that is tailored to your industry or your “thing”. There’s only a certain amount of permutations available for key terms and phrases which makes premium domain names so valuable. When you buy a premium domain name specific to your market, you own […]

Dotsauce: When it comes to the domain name industry there is a big list of technical terms and jargon that have been constantly evolving since the early days of the Internet. I’ve composed this article as a reference for those who might not have had the opportunity to research the complete ins-and-outs of domaining. If […]

Thedomains: WASHINGTON – More than 1 million copyright-infringing website domain names selling counterfeit automotive parts, electrical components, personal care items and other fake goods were criminally and civilly seized in the past year through the combined efforts of law-enforcement agencies across the world, high-profile industry representatives and anti-counterfeiting associations. The ongoing intellectual property enforcement initiative […]

Domainnamewire: The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) has extended the Cooperative Agreement between it and Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN). This agreement governs how Verisign is able to operate .com, which has a contract with ICANN to run. The biggest element of the agreement is pricing. Previously, the agreement froze the wholesale price that Verisign […]

Domainnamewire: A Florida company that trains developers on agile development and scrum has been found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking. Clearly Agile, Inc., which uses the domain name ClearlyAgileInc.com, filed a cybersquatting complaint against ClearlyAgile.com with World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). ClearlyAgile.com is used by another company that offers somewhat similar services. Reverse domain […]

Domainincite: Microsoft has taken control of six domains associated with a hacker group believed to be a part of Russian military intelligence, according to the company. Company president Brad Smith blogged yesterday that Microsoft obtained a court order allowing it to seize the names, which it believes were to be used to attack institutions including […]

Domainnamewire: Sedo announced that it will hold an auction September 13-20 that will exclusively feature cryptocurrency and blockchain-related domain names. Since the beginning of 2017, Sedo has recorded $1.7 million in sales of names containing crypto and blockchain terms. Crypto and blockchain companies are also buying generic and short domains that lack these keywords. Sedo is taking […]