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Verizon applies for patent for using blockchain for domain names

Domain Name Wire - Thu, 05/09/2024 - 16:46

Application describes a way to augment domain registrations with blockchain technology. Communications firm Verizon has filed a patent application (pdf) for Systems and methods for blockchain-based domain registration and device authentication. The abstract for the patent is: In some implementations, a device may receive a request to add a domain to a blockchain. The request […]

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AI is back on top in the domain name aftermarket

Domain Name Wire - Thu, 05/09/2024 - 15:42

Afternic published a list of the top keywords in domains sold through its platform in March. AI is back on top of the list after flirting with the top spot for many months. Another notable keyword is Florida, which also made the list in December. It seemed like an anomaly back then, and it still […]

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Judge orders plaintiff to pay owner of trx.com $41,000 to cover legal expenses

Domain Name Wire - Wed, 05/08/2024 - 20:50

Judge rules case is exceptional and warrants attorney’s fees. The judge overseeing a dispute over TRX.com has ordered the plaintiff to pay the domain name owner’s attorney’s fees and expenses. Ruling that the case was “exceptional,” U.S. District Judge Roslyn O. Silver ordered JFXD TRX ACQ LLC to pay Loo Tze Ming $41,098.77. Background Loo […]

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Web3 communities to be driver of new top level domain applications

Domain Name Wire - Wed, 05/08/2024 - 17:12

Web3 companies are announcing plans for the next round of new TLDs. For years, I’ve asked domain name companies a simple question about the next round of new top level domains: with so many strings applied for in the first round, what good strings remain for the next round? There have been some obvious answers, […]

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12 domain names recently acquired by end users

Domain Name Wire - Wed, 05/08/2024 - 13:25

A lighting company, a road safety business, and a German car dealer bought domain names. Sedo’s top public sale this week was lumeno.com for $25,000. An end user has already put the domain name to use. Here’s a list of end user domain name sales that just completed at Sedo, as well as a few […]

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Fragrance company files a smelly cybersquatting dispute

Domain Name Wire - Tue, 05/07/2024 - 17:39

Panelist finds the case was brought in bad faith. A World Intellectual Property Organization panelist has determined that Aromatech, Ltd tried to reverse hijack the domain aromatech.com. The case was dead on arrival because the current owner of the domain name registered it five years before Aromatech was incorporated. This means it was impossible that […]

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Personal training app maker tries reverse domain name hijacking

Domain Name Wire - Tue, 05/07/2024 - 17:19

Case failed on all three requirements of UDRP. A Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy panelist has found Daily Workout Apps, LLC, guilty of reverse domain name hijacking. The company, which offers personal training apps, filed a dispute against DailyWorkouts.com. It uses the domain DailyWorkoutApps.com. Daily Workout Apps, LLC tried to register a U.S. trademark […]

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Squarespace tops guidance with strong Q1

Domain Name Wire - Tue, 05/07/2024 - 15:48

Website and domain company reports robust growth and ups guidance for the full year. Squarespace (NYSE: SQSP) reported Q1 earnings before the markets opened this morning. The company reported 19% year-over-year revenue growth with $281.1 million in Q1. It had previously guided to $274 million to $277 million. Q1 organic growth, which excludes its Google […]

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Squarespace reverses trend, and a year-over-year look at .com by registrar

Domain Name Wire - Mon, 05/06/2024 - 17:23

Squarespace stops the bleeding, GoDaddy down year over year. Squarespace has been registering fewer .com domains each month since taking over Google Domains, but Verisign’s latest data show the trend reversed itself to start this year. Here’s the trend: August (pre-acquisition) 250,324 September (acquisition occurred September 8) 189,713, down 24% month over month October 160,931, […]

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The hidden domain market – DNW Podcast #483

Domain Name Wire - Mon, 05/06/2024 - 15:30

You don’t hear about many domain sales, including this $2 million sale earlier this year. We often hear about domain name sales, but the public sales just scratch the surface. Many more sales are never made public. Some of these sales happen on DomainAgents. On today’s show, DomainAgents CEO Ryan McKegney discloses that his company […]

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April’s top domain name stories

Domain Name Wire - Fri, 05/03/2024 - 16:25

GoDaddy auctions, WooCommerce and Uzi Nissan made news last month. These were the most popular stories on Domain Name Wire last month, ranked by number of views. 1. West Virginia airport tries to reverse hijack a domain name – Air travel can make the news for hijackings, but this airport is in focus for a […]

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How to audit your Afternic account for mispriced floor prices

Domain Name Wire - Fri, 05/03/2024 - 13:20

Audit your account to prevent accidental sales at low prices. The other day I saw a lead in my Afternic account for a domain I recently acquired. The asking price was correct, but the floor price at which it could be sold was below what I paid for it; I had made a typo when […]

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Aftermarket jumps 12% at GoDaddy, company reports 180 layoffs

Domain Name Wire - Thu, 05/02/2024 - 20:54

Average sale price in aftermarket increased during the quarter. GoDaddy (NYSE: GDDY) reported Q1 earnings this afternoon, including a surprise jump in domain name aftermarket revenue. Overall, GoDaddy’s revenue increased 7% year over year to $1.109 billion. Revenue in the Applications & Commerce segment increased 13% year over year and revenue in the Core Platform […]

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Internet gateway company faces name collision with .box

Domain Name Wire - Thu, 05/02/2024 - 15:21

Company uses .box as an internal address on its internet gateways. The maker of FRITZ!Box internet gateways made a disturbing discovery this year: .box is a real top level domain name. The company discovered this after someone registered fritz .box. For years, the company has used fritz .box as the internal login for customers. Customers […]

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How GoDaddy handles currencies in long term payment plans

Domain Name Wire - Thu, 05/02/2024 - 14:50

Sellers get the same amount, while buyers pay the USD equivalent in their preferred currency each month. This week, GoDaddy enabled long term payment options on Afternic domains to customers outside of the United States in their own currencies. This isn’t as easy as it sounds. All Afternic domain names are priced in U.S. dollars. […]

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dotDB’s new Domain Management tool is helpful for watching for new registrations

Domain Name Wire - Thu, 05/02/2024 - 13:19

See which of your domains are growing in popularity. I use dotDB several times per week for domain research. At its core, dotDB helps you see the number of extensions a domain name is registered in, as well as other variations of names that include its keyword. It’s great for quickly gauging the popularity of […]

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Escrow.com reports uptick in domain sales

Domain Name Wire - Wed, 05/01/2024 - 13:55

Escrow.com shows sequential growth in domain sales but down year over year. Escrow.com released its Q1 Escrow Domain Investment Index (pdf) today, which reported a slight uptick in domain sales compared to the Q4 of last year. Overall, the service handled $84 million of domain name and website transactions in Q1, up from $79 million […]

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End user domain name sales up to $100k

Domain Name Wire - Wed, 05/01/2024 - 13:24

A .ar domain name leads the pack. Sedo’s top reported domain name sale this week was x.ar, which was bought by a blockchain augmented reality company for close to $100,000. I had difficulty finding many end user sales in Sedo’s latest batch of published sales, so I went back about a month to find some […]

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Taylor Swift files domain name cybersquatting claims

Domain Name Wire - Tue, 04/30/2024 - 13:54

Taylor Swift tries to shake off unauthorized websites. Taylor Swift’s intellectual property entity, TAS Rights Management, LLC, has filed two cybersquatting cases to take control of domain names it says are infringing on its intellectual property rights. All of the domain names include keywords that suggest the domains could be used to sell unauthorized merchandise. […]

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Rebranding to Atom – DNW Podcast #482

Domain Name Wire - Mon, 04/29/2024 - 15:30

Why Squadhelp changes its name and how it came up with Atom. Darpan Munjal has been a guest on this podcast many times, but he gets a different introduction this time: CEO of Atom. That’s because his company Squadhelp recently rebranded as Atom and moved its site to atom.com. On today’s show, Darpan discusses why […]

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