Weirdly compelling game: Which domain name is more expensive?  Boing Boing

https://glitch.com/embed/#!/embed/domain-pricing?path=index.html&previewSize=100 The Domain Name Pricing Game is surprisingly addictive and rather ...


Google: We Know When Domain Names Change Ownership  Search Engine Roundtable

Aaseesh from the Google Webmaster Trends Analysts team said in a Google Webmaster Help thread that Google understands when a domain name changes ...


This $300 Million Company Uses a .Cash Domain Name  DomainInvesting.com

According to a TechCrunch article published yesterday, a startup called Dosh announced it had raised a $40 million round of funding. CrunchBase reports that ...


16 end user domain name sales up to $60000  Domain Name Wire

A solar energy company, lifestyle brand and a cold brew coffee company all bought domain names this past week. graphic of briefcase full of money related to ...


Scratch Foundation files lawsuit against Scratch.org  Domain Name Wire

Unhappy with asking price for domain, kids entertainment website files cybersquatting lawsuit. Screenshot of scratch.org domain name. Lawsuit claims this page ...


California judge submits weak evidence in domain name complaint  World Intellectual Property Review

A California-based judge who was appointed by powerlifter-turned-California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has failed to win control of a domain name ...


Prudential Settlements for Alleged Cybersquatting/Reverse Domain Name Hijacking Under the ACPA  CircleID

Given the number of awards endlessly arriving from Panels appointed to decide cybersquatting disputes under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution ...


Company says using the word "collusion" in a domain is cybersquatting  Domain Name Wire

Another facepalm moment for law firm Stobbs IP. Image of warning message on cease & desist letter. A better message would be “Action required. We should ...


Domain auction preview with Monte Cahn - DNW Podcast #220  Domain Name Wire

A look back at previous live domain auctions and what to expect next week in Las Vegas. dnw-podcast Monte Cahn joins on us this week's podcast to preview ...


GoDaddy Marking New gTLD as a "Premium Domain"  DomainInvesting.com

Almost a year ago, I shared a video from GoDaddy that explains what a premium domain name is. The video is shown as a pop-up when a searched domain ...


CEAT tire company fabricated evidence, panel determines  Domain Name Wire

Panel says that tire company submitted “clearly fabricated” evidence. The only way to get ads for tires on this page is to enter a tire search term. Indian tire ...


Domain Names: Personal Use vs. Commercial Use  DomainInvesting.com

I receive many inquiries from people who specify that they want to buy a domain name for personal usage. I am not sure why they feel the need to tell me this, ...


NEO Name Service announces “Domain Name of the Year” promotion  NEO News Today

NEO Name *Service* (NNS), a domain name *service* for wallet addresses on the NEO blockchain, has announced an awards promotion for the “Domain of the ...


My favorite domain names in the NamesCon auction  Domain Name Wire

These are some of the most compelling names in the auction (for the price). People holding bid cards in an auction. This year's NamesCon live domain name ...


Domain Name Sales: Publicity vs. Privacy  DomainInvesting.com

Discussing the advantages of publicly reporting domain name sales or keep domain name sale information private.


DHS issues security order after DNS hijack attacks from Iran, 6 agency domains already affected  Boing Boing

The Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday issued an “emergency” security alert urging federal civilian agencies to secure login credentials for their ...


Prince's estate settles Prince.com fight with Domain Capital  Domain Name Wire

Redacted settlement gives hint that estate will get domain as part of the settlement. Image of Purple Rain album cover by Prince The Estate of Prince Rogers ...


Brits Could Be Locked Out Of Their .eu Domain Names After Brexit  Forbes

U.K.-based individuals and companies who own a .eu domain name could find that they can't access their related websites and email addresses in the event of ...


Jurisdiction in domain name disputes: cutting through the fog  World Trademark Review

Legal practitioners, registrants and brand owners are often forced to navigate the online landscape in low visibility. Once you acknowledge the foggy conditions, ...


How the competitive domain registrar market keeps prices down  Domain Name Wire

No matter what Verisign charges them, registrar profits on .com are limited by competition. Last year the U.S. Government granted the ability for Verisign ...


Is it time to rationalise your domain name portfolio?  Lexology

Domain name management usually sits outside the IP department with marketing and/or IT teams. Those departments may have been schooled in the need to…


Domain Name Updated by MSI  Kitchen and Bath Design News

ORANGE, CA — MSI, the Orange, CA-based supplier of premium surfaces –including flooring, countertops, decorative mosaics and wall tile – has updated its ...


Latest Domain Name System Tools Market Report: Development Factors, Future Trends, Forecast to 2022  RISReport

The Research report provides the comprehensive overview of Global “Domain Name System Tools“Market 2018 and predicts future market trends throughout ...


All of NamesCon's Domain Names  DomainInvesting.com

With NamesCon being the largest domain industry conference and a conference sponsored by quite a few new gTLD operators, it is no surprise that NamesCon ...


ImpeachTrump.com Domain Name Hits Auction Block as National Impeachment Debate Rages  PRNewswire

HOLBROOK, N.Y., Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- With articles of impeachment pending in Congress and commentators speculating openly about the possibility ...


Prankster Punks Donald Trump With 'Secure The Border Fund' Domain Name Purchase  HuffPost

An online prankster made a pre-emptive strike against Donald Trump by registering a domain name for the “Official Secure The Border Fund,” the same name ...


Statton Hammock of MarkMonitor | ippromagazine.com  IPPro Magazine

IPPro The Magazine is the go-to industry publication for free news, views and opinion on intellectual property interview features. MarkMonitor's Statton Hammock ...


Year in Review: Domain names and free speech  Domain Name Wire

Registrars continue to grapple with thorny questions about *content*. Free Speech. What role do domain name organizations play when it comes to free speech?


Parliament Live website goes down as 'domain name was not renewed'  Metro.co.uk

With the eyes of the world on Westminster amid Brexit no confidence chaos it would be an unfortunate time for the live stream inside the House of Commons to ...


DomainTools appeals injunction decision in .NZ case  Domain Name Wire

Cyber security *service* wants injunction thrown out. Whois data and security *service* DomainTools has appealed a preliminary injunction brought against it by .


GrabTaxi Holdings being sued by Singapore firm over Internet domain name  Malay Mail

SINGAPORE, Jan 12 — GrabTaxi Holdings, which owns popular ride-hailing firm Grab, is being sued by a Singapore-based company over an alleged ...


Revamped team to give Topcoin a go  Domain Name Wire

With a full-time staff, Topcoin is ready for new life. Picture of phone with Topcoin cryptocurrency logo A new team is taking a stab at Topcoin, the ...


Domain Name Server Hijacking Now a Crime, Says China's Top Court  Sixth Tone

China's diverse and fast-growing cyberspace scene is fertile ground for the emergence of gray-area operations that often leave regulators rushing to catch up.


AddictingGames.com sues Addicting.com, claiming cybersquatting  Domain Name Wire

Addicting.com parked page filled with links for games. Addicting Games screenshot. The popular online game site Addicting Games filed an in rem lawsuit (pdf) ...


Simple Tech for Small Business Owners, Part 9: Domain Names  Business 2 Community

Your small business website is a great way to build your brand and attract new customers. However, getting people to your website is the result of a number of ...


Sedo makes expired list downloadable, Name.com changes happy hour  Domain Name Wire

Download lists to look for good domains, and you now have longer to buy discounted domains at Name.com. Picture of downloadable list option on Sedo.


No Deal Brexit Government advice: .eu domain name registrations  Lexology

As part of the UK Government's preparations for a possible “hard Brexit”, it has published a set of guidance notes on how intellectual property rights…


ENS Readies Auction For Shorter Domain Names  ETHNews

Ethereum Name *Service* domains fewer than seven characters long will finally be available, though some are concerned about the auction's logistics.


Government releases advice on .EU domain names in case of “no deal”  Prolific North

The Government has released advice for UK businesses holding a .eu website if there's a “no deal” exit from the European Union.


Atlus Registers More Persona 5 Related Domain Name’s, Suggests Incoming Announcements  mxdwn.com

It seems that revealing Persona 5's main protagonist, Joker, as a surprise additional fighter for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate wasn't enough for Atlus this year.


Mark Thomas Closes Biggest Geo Domain Sale Ever Reported - California.com Goes for Millions  Domain Name Journal

In the biggest cash sale of a geodomain reported to date, Mark Thomas, the Founder & CEO of Florida-based VIPBrokerage.com, has closed the $3 million sale ...


RenderSoft Ltd Selling Two Domain Collections iPhones and iTracker via a Sealed Bid Auction - Press Release  Digital Journal

The two domain collections are being sold through auction which will end on the 22nd February 2019. Each collection has six domain namesRenderSoft Ltd has ...


Commission to revoke British .eu domains after Brexit  EURACTIV

The European Commission plans to revoke all .eu domain name registrations belonging to British registrars after the UK's withdrawal from the European Union, ...


3 Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing a Domain Name for Your Tech Startup  TechAcute

Without a doubt, the domain name you choose for your tech startup is a significant element of your brand. After all, it's the first touchpoint for your customers to ...


Humu v. Hulu: Trademark to-do leads to new lawsuit  The Mercury News

Humu and Hulu — their names might sound about the same, but it would be hard to mix up what the two companies do. Hulu is the streaming *service* that lets ...


Here's how to spot a phishing attack online  Moneycontrol.com

Any organisation — big or small, regardless of industry — can be the target of a phishing attack.


Want to Make Sure Your Email Won't Get Hacked? Google Has a Quiz for That  Fortune

The new Google phishing quiz from Jigsaw tests your cyber security knowledge to see how well you can spot scam emails, phishing scams.


Will Tucows Inc. (TSX:TC) Hit an Inflection Point in 2019?  The Motley Fool Canada

Tucows (TSX:TC)(NASDAQ:TCX) has had a phenomenal run over the past seven years. Now, it seems the company is preparing for the next leg of its growth ...


Prince’s estate reaches deal with New Jersey company over Web domain  TheGrio

Prince's estate is said to have reached a deal to settle the matter over Prince.com, which should allow them to finally take ownership of the website. On January ...


FCW Insider: Jan. 23  FCW.com

The latest news, quick hits and other updates from FCW's reporters and editors.


NamesCon Keynote I Will Watch  DomainInvesting.com

I will be at NamesCon in a week, but I am not really going for the panels or keynotes, with one exception. I am looking forward to hearing from GoDaddy VP and ...


Asbury Park small business nearly killed by hacker; here's how  Asbury Park Press

Jenna and Robert Lazar have started AfterRain following a devastating cyber attack on their old Asbury Park business, Epoch Trading Post.


Minds Machines Group (MMX) Stock Price Down 6.5%  Fairfield Current

Minds Machines Group Ltd (LON:MMX) was down 6.5% on Monday . The stock traded as low as GBX 5.58 ($0.07) and last traded at GBX 5.75 ($0.08).


Fundraising Messages And Your Online Reputation  The NonProfit Times

Email mailbox providers unfortunately change their filtering specifications all the time without explaining what they did and when they did it. This can make ...


What impact will a brexit without a withdrawal agreement as of March 30, 2019, have on your IP assets, in particular patents, trademarks & designs, domain names?  Lexology

Paris, January 19, 2019 UK MPs overwhelmingly rejected the negotiated exit agreement of the EU by 432 votes against 202 on Tuesday January 15, 2019…


Privacy Flaws Abound in Free VPN Apps on Google Play  PCMag

An examination of 150 of the most popular free VPN apps on Google Play found that dozens of them are leaking DNS requests or asking for excessive ...


Analysis | The Cybersecurity 202: FBI cyber investigations hit hard by shutdown  The Washington Post

THE KEY. The FBI headquarters in Washington on Nov. 1, 2017.(J. David Ake/AP). The partial government shutdown is hampering the FBI's ability to investigate ...


Amazon recovers lewd .tokyo domain | ippromagazine.com  IPPro Magazine

IPPro Magazine is the go-to industry publication for free news, views and opinion on intellectual property news. Amazon has recovered a .tokyo domain that was ...


‘Emergency directive’ from DHS calls for agencies to step up cyber measures  Federal News Network

In today's Federal Newscast, the Homeland Security Department says a series of incidents have tampered with agencies domain name systems (DNS) on their ...


NiRA: .NG Domain Names Exceed 130000  TECH dot Africa

NiRA has released .NG domain report for December 2018.The report indicated that there was a total of 4328 registration of the .ng domain name.


The founder of Blippar, which collapsed dramatically after a shareholder dispute, has a new augmented reality company  Laredo Morning Times

The founder of imploded augmented reality startup Blippar is back with a new company, filings show. Ambarish Mitra, CEO and cofounder of Blippar, registered ...


Amul sends legal notice to Google India for displaying fake and fraudulent websites  Business Today

Amul alleged that the Google Ads platform is allowing such miscreants to use its paid promotion services repeatedly without any background checks and in the ...


It's Finally Happening—Major New Trademark Law Takes Effect In Canada On June 17, 2019 - Intellectual Property - Canada  Mondaq News Alerts

After five years of uncertainty and speculation, a date has been set for Canada's drastic new trademark laws to come into force. Canada Intellectual Property ...


Major DNS overhaul to hit the Internet  MyBroadband

The current DNS is being overhauled next month, with workarounds for older technologies being removed to improve performance.


Parallel Profits Review – 3 SECRETS To Earn $100000 Per Year In 2019!  Times Square Chronicles

Parallel Profits is a business model which revolves around the idea of making hundreds of thousands of dollar in sales in the first year of your business.


High Court prevents website from downloading TOI, ET newspapers  Economic Times

This interim order could serve as a warning to various digital and other outfits that liberally pick up *content* from original publishers without any concern for ...


Head-To-Head Contrast: 21Vianet Group (VNET) vs. Aurora Mobile (JG)  Fairfield Current

21Vianet Group (NASDAQ:VNET) and Aurora Mobile (NASDAQ:JG) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock?


Lords of the DNS remind admins about Flag Day, Juniper likes Watson and more  The Register

Roundup To cure some persistent security, implementation, and performance problems in the Domain Name System, the lords of the DNS have proclaimed ...


Naming Your Business: Are Domain Name Extensions Important?  Forbes

An exact-match .com domain name is more crucial to your company's success than you might think.


Forget dot com, 2019 will finally be the year of weird domain names  Wired.co.uk

More tailor-made domain name endings are on the rise.


Nearly 2 in 3 DDoS attacks target CSPs  Technology Decisions

A new distributed-denial-of-*service* (DDoS) attack pattern has emerged, targeting communications *service* providers (CSPs). According to the Nexusguard 'Q3 ...


Cryptocurrency Mining Poses a New Threat to College Campuses  EdTech Magazine: Focus on Higher Education

Student computers have proved to be a lucrative resource for cryptomining.


Verisign to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Financial Results  Business Wire

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), a global leader in domain names and internet security, announced that its earnings call for the fourth quarter and full.


VirnetX Target of Unusually High Options Trading (VHC)  Fairfield Current

VirnetX Holding Co. (NYSEAMERICAN:VHC) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Tuesday. Stock traders acquired 12176 call options on the ...


Domain Name Do's And Don'ts  Forbes Now

In today's globally connected world, it's great to have a fabulous product, *service*, or idea….but it's not enough. Unless you build a product the world simply can't ...


First Hawaiian Bank Grows Holdings in Verisign, Inc. (VRSN)  Fairfield Current

First Hawaiian Bank grew its position in Verisign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) by 53.2% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with ...


Explainer: 2019 a busy year for African internet shutdowns  News24

2019 is already a busy year for internet shutdowns in Africa, with governments ordering cutoffs as soon as a crisis appears.


5 things you should know before watching Alita: Battle Angel  TechNave

If you're an avid movie fan, you probably have heard about Alita: Battle Angel which was supposed to come out last year. Well, the movie is finally co.


Broad DNS hijacking campaign could originate in Middle East: FireEye  CyberScoop

An unknown actor with “a nexus to Iran” is hijacking aspects of the internet's infrastructure to target the traffic of government and telecommunications ...


Key IP Takeaways From The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement - Intellectual Property - Worldwide  Mondaq News Alerts

On September 30, 2018, the United States, Mexico and Canada reached a trade agreement to supersede the North American Free Trade Agreement. Worldwide ...


Kalulushi Council introduces e-slip  The Independent Observer

By ALICE NACHILEMBE Kalulushi Municipal Council(KMC) has started distributing employee'sz pay slips electronically. KMC Public Relations Manager ...


Why one tiny island is still a domain name giant  ZDNet

There's a million more .tk domains than China's .cn.


Two-thirds of DDoS attacks target communications service providers  BetaNews

Communications *service* providers were targeted by 65.5 percent of DDoS attacks in the third quarter of 2018 according to a new report.


Domain name considered idle can come back to haunt you  We Live Security

Cybercriminals can use an abandoned domain name to obtain all manner of private information belonging to the company that formerly owned it and gather ...


2018 Domain Name Year in Review  CircleID

Well, it's that time of year again. The time of year when I look back at all of the biggest domain news stories from the last twelve months, and also reflect on my ...


Godaddy Inc (GDDY) Holdings Decreased by Oakbrook Investments LLC  Fairfield Current

Oakbrook Investments LLC lessened its holdings in shares of Godaddy Inc (NYSE:GDDY) by 14.2% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its ...


RIF Labs Introduced A Name Service For The RSK Network  ICO Brothers

RIF Labs introduced the first implementation of the protocol in the form of a name *service* for the RSK network, which will allow users to easily find addresses and ...


Trump Admin Lets Verisign Boost .Com Domain Name Prices  Broadcasting & Cable

The National Telecommunications & Information Administration (NTIA) has agreed to modify its agreement with domain name registrar Verisign that will allow it ...


Exact-Match Domain Names And Why Investors Value Them  Forbes

Your website's domain name is the digital real estate your entire brand is built upon. Great domains are easy to remember, type in and share. With thousands of ...


What is domain name? - Definition from WhatIs.com  TechTarget

A domain name locates an organization or other entity on the Internet. For example, the domain name "www.totalbaseball.com" locates an Internet address for ...


Free Android VPN apps malware-ridden privacy threats  iTnews

Installing some of the most popular Android free virtual private networking (VPN) apps could not only put users' privacy at risk, but also give them malware, ...


Internet Grows to 342.4 Million Domain Name Registrations in the Third Quarter of 2018  Business Wire

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), a global leader in domain names and internet security, today announced that the third quarter of 2018 closed with appro.


Here Are The Tools And Methods We Used To Map A Macedonian Fake News Network And The People Behind It  Lead Stories

Sherlock Holmes had his magnifying glass. Hercule Poirot relied on his "little grey cells". But the 21st century internet detective needs more than that to catch the ...


Why the Public Directory of Domain Names Is About to Vanish  Chatham House

The WHOIS *service* has run into the legal landmine of European data regulation, and highlighted the weakness of consensus-based internet governance in the ...


How to Register a Domain Name for Your Website  PCMag UK

Every business needs a website, and the first step is registering a domain name. Our primer will tell you all you need to know to get the job done.


When Cancer Meets the Internet  The New York Times

When faced with an actual or potential diagnosis of cancer, most people are inclined to consult Dr. Google, often before they see a real live medical expert.


EU's internet domain name .eu – Council approves agreement on updated governance  EU News

The .eu is the EU's top-level internet domain name under which any person, organisation or business based in the EU – and soon any European citizen living ...


Smoothie maker alleges domain-name shakedown  MarketWatch

Lawyer for domain-name brokerage says his client has no control over redirection of visitors to dailyharvest.com to Trump campaign site and controversial social ...


Tucows Inc. (TCX) Reaches $68.73 52-Week High; Pioneer Municipal High Income Trust (MHI)'s Sentiment Is 1.67  The Moveefy

Pioneer Municipal High Income Trust (MHI) investors sentiment increased to 1.67 in 2018 Q3. It's up 0.03, from 1.64 in 2018Q2. The ratio improved, as 20 ...


Whoa – oh no, Zoho: Domain name no-show deals CRM biz, 40m punters a crushing blow  The Register

CRM biz Zoho left millions of customers fuming on Monday when it briefly lost control of its critical Zoho.com domain name, bringing its services to a grinding halt ...