Monthly Archives: October 2014

Fri 31st October 2014
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ICANN Pays Over $2 Million Dollars For Its Directors + CEO Fadi Gets Almost $1.4 Million - ICANN published its compensation paid to or on behalf of 23 people who servered on its Board of Directors ending June 30, 2014. In all 23 people received over $2,000,000 combined in “any payments made by ICANN to Directors (including reimbursements of expenses).” During the  Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2014, there were seven face-to-face meetings for Board members, including four regular ICANN Meetings (Durban in July 2013, Buenos Aires in November 2013, Singapore in March 2014, and London ... read more ...
 
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Start Spreading The News: Marijuana.NYC Sells For Over $60,000 In Landrush Domain Auction - The second of three rounds of .NYC landrush auctions closed today with the highest (yes pun intended) .NYC sale to date. The domain name Marijuana.NYC sold today for a whopping $60,920 Earlier this week the domain name cannabis.nyc” sold for just $3,600 in the first of three landrush auction rounds. You can read our report on the 1st .NYC landrush auction here Once again we start with some disclaimers: These numbers are unofficial. These figures, did not come from the .NYC registry or Neustar the ... read more ...
 
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Release of new gTLDs uncorks a wave of criticism - The recent release of a number of new generic top level domain (gTLDs) names by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) including .vin and .wine has been met with strong opposition from wine industry producers, associations and various member states around the world. The major concern with the release of .vin and .wine gTLDs, which are available on first in first served basis, is the potential for unrelated parties to deliberately misrepresent their association ... read more ...
 
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Report: 8 .NYC Sites Are Already In Alexa Top 1 Million - The launch of domain names ending with .NYC about a month ago have just 47,000 .NYC domains have been claimed and will become internet websites from and for New York City. Sites are following suit. Eight sites are already in Alexa´s top One million count. Alexa provides traffic data, global rankings and other information on 30 million websites and is one of the main sources of information for internet usage. According to one report out today, the following are the eight sites already up in the Alexa´s ... read more ...
 
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Startup.club Launches to Help Entrepreneurs Get Access to Great .CLUB … -     The .Club registry announced today the Startup.club which is designed to Help Entrepreneurs Get Access to Great .CLUB Premium Domain Names with the purchase price financed up to over 10 years with no interest. The Startup.Club will be rolled out today  T.R.A.F.F.I.C. East Conference in Miami. The new program for entrepreneurs which includes a payment plan for premium .CLUB domain names valued at more than $20,000 each, allows qualified businesses to spread payments over 10 years, interest ... read more ...
 
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Startup.club Launches to Help Entrepreneurs Get Access to Great .CLUB Premium Domains -     The .Club registry announced today the Startup.club which is designed to Help Entrepreneurs Get Access to Great .CLUB Premium Domain Names with the purchase price financed up to over 10 years with no interest. The Startup.Club will be rolled out today  T.R.A.F.F.I.C. East Conference in Miami. The new program for entrepreneurs which includes a payment plan for premium .CLUB domain names valued at more than $20,000 each, allows qualified businesses to spread payments over 10 years, interest ... read more ...
 
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Research suggests consumers are ready to embrace new gTLDs - Trevor Little A global survey of internet users, conducted on behalf of the Domain Name Association (DNA), has revealed a receptiveness to the addition of new domain name extensions – findings that have a number of trademark takeaways. The survey, conducted by Research Now, polled self-identified internet users in seven countries (Australia, China, ... read more ...
 
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Domain Name Wire Podcast is now on iTunes - Listen to the Domain Name Wire Podcast on your iOS or Android device. The Domain Name Wire Podcast is now on iTunes, giving you one more way to listen to the show each week. You can find the podcast by visiting this link on your Apple device. iOS users can subscribe to the podcast and listen each week on your iPhone or iPad. I’d also be grateful if you take a moment to review the show! Android users (and iOS fans as well) can listen to the show through the Stitcher ... read more ...
Thu 30th October 2014
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CentralNic "living for the city" in new joint venture - No investment advice The Company is a publisher. You understand and agree that no content published on the Site constitutes a recommendation that any particular security, portfolio of securities, transaction, or investment strategy is suitable or advisable for any specific person. You further understand that none of the information providers or their affiliates will advise you personally concerning the nature, potential, advisability, value or suitability of any particular security, portfolio ... read more ...
 
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A New Online Weapon for Trademark Owners -

Brian C. Roche and Gerald C. Pia Jr. are partners during Roche Pia in Shelton, a cyberlaw organisation representing clients in Internet piracy, domain name disputes, mechanism crimes, trade secrets and noncompetes, egghead property, Internet business consulting, party law and litigation.

Via: ctlawtribune.com

 
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Ashton Kutcher is not a usually one induction domain names associated to his baby Wyatt - Yesterday we wrote about Ashton Kutcher on Conan discussing that he got all the domain names for his new daughter Wyatt Isabelle, “We immediately went home and we reserved all the domain names. ” It seems like he did not get all the domain names, it looks like someone other than Ashton got WyattIsabelleKutcher.com registered on 10-3-14 and today IsabelleKutcher.com was registered, I guess someone thought if she prefers to go by her middle name this will make the perfect domain. There was also: wyatkutcher.com wyatt-isabelle-kutcher.com wyattisabellkutcher.com wyatt-kutcher.com The ... read more ...
 
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October 28: updated status of sunrise periods and trademark claims notification … - As we previously reported to you (click here to view April 29, 2013 TLD article), the internet is expanding to include hundreds of new top-level-domains (TLDs) (examples of TLDs as we know them today include .com, .net. and .org – i.e., the term that is to the right of the "dot"). While the only certainty at that time was that the launch was inevitable, like it or not, it's finally here (click here to view January 9, 2014 Sunrise article). Frost Brown Todd will be sending out ... read more ...
 
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Google Voice Alternative Vonjour.com Release Exclusive Perk for GoDaddy Members - In a press release Vonjour.com announced a program for Go Daddy customers called, “Vonjour for Go Daddy” Go Daddy members will receive a discount of 15 % on Vonjour related services. As Go Daddy continues to focus on small business under Blake Irving this is another step in providing a comprehensive small business suite of services for Go Daddy customers. From the release: Santa Monica based Vonjour.com announced the release of Vonjour for GoDaddy, a perk program for GoDaddy members. With ‘Vonjour ... read more ...
 
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.saarland – die Top Level Domain für das kleinste Flächenland - Als vorletztes Bundesland hat nun auch das kleine Saarland seine eigene Top Level Domain bekommen. Auch das Saarland mit etwa 1 Millionen Einwohnern bekommt eine eigene Top Level Domain. Als vorletzte deutsche Geo-Endung startet am Donnerstag .saarland. An der dotSaarland Gmbh, die die TLD betreibt, ist mehrheitlich das im Saarland ansässige Unternehmen Key Systems beteiligt. Der Domain-Spezialist hält 60 Prozent der Anteile, 20 Prozent die Key Systems-Mutterfirma is inter-services ... read more ...
 
 
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New gTLD’s Top 3 Million Domain Names As .Realtor Moves Into #5 With 78K … - New gTLD domain name registrations passed the 3 million mark today. According to ntldstats.com, the total number of new gTLD domain name registrations sits at 3,026,376. The good news is that in less than 8 months new gTLD registrations went from zero to over 3 Millihttps://www.thedomains.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=60681action=editmessage=9on and are growing daily. The bad news is there are a lot of caveats to the numbers. Free domains are at the forefront of what some would call inflated new gTLD ... read more ...
 
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New gTLD’s Top 3 Million Domain Names As .Realtor Moves Into #5 With 78K Free Registrations - New gTLD domain name registrations passed the 3 million mark today. According to ntldstats.com, the total number of new gTLD domain name registrations sits at 3,026,376. The good news is that in less than 8 months new gTLD registrations went from zero to over 3 Millihttps://www.thedomains.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=60681action=editmessage=9on and are growing daily. The bad news is there are a lot of caveats to the numbers. Free domains are at the forefront of what some would call inflated new gTLD ... read more ...
 
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Länderspezifische und generische Domainendungen im Vergleich - (PresseBox) (Bonn, 30.10.2014) In letzter Zeit sind die neuen Domainendungen in aller Munde, wöchentlich berichten wir über aktuellen Neuigkeiten oder interessante nTLD-Konzepte. Auch Statistiken über die bekanntesten und beliebtesten neuen Endungen sind ein beliebtes Thema im Blog. Doch wie steht es eigentlich um die länderspezifischen (ccTLDs) und ursprünglichen generischen Top-Level-Domains (gTLDs)? ccTLDs - stetiges ... read more ...
 
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Agari and Neustar Partner To Provide Domain Protection Solution - According to a press release today Agari and Neustar are partnering to today announced the two leading security firms are partnering to give customers the highest level of domain security possible in the current climate of targeted and sophisticated cyberattacks. The partnership provides the industry’s first-ever collaborative domain protection solution for customers, combining the power of the Agari PRO solution with Neustar’s UltraDNS offering. The two services will reinforce one another to ... read more ...
 
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Neustar reports earnings, .Co grossed $4.4 million final quarter - .Co acquisition helps boost revenue at Neustar. Neustar reported third quarter earnings after the bell today. The company, which operates .us, .biz and .co, reported a 7% lift in revenue and a 1% increase in net income compared to the third quarter of 2013. A big growth driver was the addition of .Co, which the company acquired in March. .Co added $4.4 million to the revenue line during the third quarter. Neustar originally reported the purchase price of .Co as $109 ... read more ...
 
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Does auctioning off a new TLD to a top bidder set adult failure? - Why did losers not value the domain name as high as the winner? Let me start by saying I’m not a big fan of the idea of community priority and similar mechanisms for determining which applicant gets a particular top level domain name. But I’ve also been thinking lately about the auction process and its effect on the long term health of new top level domain names. When an auction is used to resolve a new top level domain name contention set, the company with the ... read more ...
 
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.ooo owners Infinibeam isn’t only crazy, it’s a misinformation machine - Company is spreading a lot of incorrect information about domain names. I was rather amused when Infibeam, the Indian ecommerce company behind .ooo, announced its bold ambitions for the domain name last month. I figured it was just a publicity stunt. Kevin Murphy called the company’s sales targets including millions of first year registrations “batshit crazy”. I filed Infinbeam in the “PR stunt” file, or perhaps the “delusional” file. Then yesterday ... read more ...
 
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“Creepy” .Com videos get 600k watches, here are 2 some-more [Watch] - If you thought “Fish on a Bus” was weird, wait until you see “Bee in a Bar”. Last week Verisign released videos under its new marketing campaign “Make Your Idea Internet Official”. The videos have been described in a number of ways, with “creepy” being one of them. Yeah, “Fish on a Bus” is certainly creepy. Both videos have soared to 300,000 views on YouTube. I have no idea how Verisign is promoting these videos and if it is buying views. But ... read more ...