Don't give your web developer access to your domain registrar account  Domain Name Wire

Another business says it lost its domain to a web developer. Image of megaphone with words "Public *Service* Announcement" below it. I know I've written about ...


Celebrating a $2,000 a year domain registration?  TheDomains.com

So there is an article out today on Forbes written by Dan Pontefract. Mr. Pontefract is the CEO of The Pontefract Group, a company that helps people become ...


The features, uses and importance of domain hosting  TechRadar

Bouncegate's Ekalavya Hansaj explains what business owners need to know when selecting a domain name and hosting plan.


Mayor David comments on domain registration  binghamtonhomepage.com

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - The web address RichDavidForCongress.com has been registered with Domain.com. The domain name was established on May 1st ...


How to Transfer a Domain Name  PCMag.com

It's one of the most basic aspects of web hosting, but most people do it so seldom that they probabl.


The Ethereum Name Service Is Turning Nearly 300,000 .ETH Domains Into NFTs  Yahoo Finance

Ethereum's domain registration *service* is gearing up for major changes, including faster registration, tradeable domains and an annual fee.


Work & Purpose How to Build Your Small Business Website A 6-step plan for creating  Next Avenue

A 6-step plan to build and grow a small business website.


auDA set to decide on direct registration policy  iTWire

The board of auDA, the body that administers the Australian domain namespace, will meet on Monday to consider policies proposed to govern the distribu...


The economics of domain name prices  Domain Name Wire

ICANN has a duty to cap renewal prices of domain names. Picture of man surprised about high bill. This might be your reaction to your renewal notice in a ...


Time is running out to register your reserved .uk domain name  http://smallbusiness.co.uk

You've got just under six weeks to register your reserved .uk domain name. We look at what it means for you and why you should register.


Domain renewal scam moves to robocalls  Domain Name Wire

One perpetrator of renewal scam is now using robocalling. Picture of man angry at phone robocall. Almost everyone who has registered a domain name has ...


Global co-operation on cyber security is long overdue  Financial Times

Security researchers recently revealed that a previously unknown hacker group carried out a series of attacks on government agencies in 13 countries by ...


Non-existing MDAs seek domain registration – NITDA  The Punch

Everest Amaefule The National Information Technology Development Agency says it has received requests for registration and assignment of domain na...


Bankrupt PG&E owns domain names like ‘pgecrooks.com’  San Francisco Chronicle

PG&E Corp. has thought about how its reputation could be damaged online through the creation of new websites — and then become an owner of those domain ...


F**K Intuit, says Intuit  Domain Name Wire

Tax prep company registers derogatory domains as the public dials up the heat. Intuit TurboTax logo. Millions of Americans just finished filing their taxes.


Ethereum Name Service gets upgrade; turning existing domains into non-fungible tokens  Yahoo Finance

The Ethereum Name *Service* has announced an upgrade in an effort to speed up the registering process. It is launching a new registrar and turning all existing ...


Before securing a domain name: see how it impacts your overall business  Times Square Chronicles

The domain name you choose for your business can make or break it gradually. In fact, choosing it can be much more vital than many online entrepreneurs ...


How to Build a Website  Yahoo Finance

Whether you're running a small business, promoting your professional work or showcasing a hobby, your online presence can be crucial to reaching an ...


Don't overlook domains as part of your brand security plans  Marketing Tech

While domain registration, renewal and management are an integral part of online brand protection, does security gain the same attention?.


Disable The Registrar Lock  PCMag AU

It's one of the most basic aspects of web hosting, but most people do it so seldom that they probably need to relearn the process each time.


How to Avoid the New DNS Hijacking Attacks  eWeek

A new means of DNS hijacking is moving from government entities to the private sector as threat actors work to harvest your security credentials and then ...


NITDA says non-existing MDAs seeking domain registration  Guardian Nigeria

National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has said that it has received requests for registration and assignment of domain names in the ...


Missouri dentist tries to reverse hijack domain name  Domain Name Wire

WIPO doesn't admire dentist's creative arguments. Picture of woman pushing back against dentist. A WIPO panel didn't like what this dentist was offering.


Domain Name Registrar Market to see strong growth and various Market opportunities during forecasts period…  Market Research Updates

The latest research report on Domain Name Registrar Market. The global domain name registrar market by country code top-level domain (ccTLD) is expected to ...


Getting and setting up a business domain name  http://smallbusiness.co.uk

In partnership with the UK Domain, we explore the process of getting and setting up a domain name for your business.


How ICANN uses the .Org registry to fund the Internet Society  Domain Name Wire

Editor's note: this post is by Nat Cohen. I am publishing it because he provides a rich context for ICANN's proposal to remove price restrictions on .org domain ...


WIPO Domain Name Dispute Resolution: One Americano, please!  Lexology

In a recent decision under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) before the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), a Panel ...


What domain names Samsung and others bought this week  Domain Name Wire

Samsung bought a Galaxy domain name and other end user sales. Picture of Samsung Galaxy products. Samsung bought PlayGalaxy.com for its line of Galaxy ...


Scotch Whisky in Korea, Pakistan IPO tackles fakes, and Samsung domain: news digest  World Trademark Review

Every Tuesday and Friday, WTR presents a round-up of news, developments and insights from across the trademark sphere. In our latest edition, we look at Ikea ...


The Spurious Justifications for Eliminating Price Caps on .org and Other Legacy Domains  CircleID

ICANN is about to do serious damage to its reputation by making a precipitous, ill-considered leap into the unknown should it follow through on removing price ...


Ethereum Name Service To Be Upgraded  ETHNews

Brantly Milegan, developer coordinator for the Ethereum Name *Service*, discusses the platform's upcoming upgrade. The update is intended to speed up the ...


Post.ie, coop.ie and aero.ie domains to go on sale for the 1st time this week  Irish Tech News

The post.ie, coop.ie and aero.ie domains will go on sale for the first time from 8 May, IE Domain Registry, the company responsible for managing Ireland's.


NameSilo Technologies Corp. Announces 2018 Year End Results  Yahoo Finance

CSE: URL / OTC: URLOF. Achieves Milestone as 15th Largest Domain Registrar in the World. Strong Growth in Revenue and Customers in 2018. VANCOUVER ...


Endurance International Group (NASDAQ:EIGI) Downgraded by BidaskClub  Rockland Register

BidaskClub lowered shares of Endurance International Group (NASDAQ:EIGI) from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a research report released on Friday, ...


New process will make it faster and more affordable for Irish SMEs to dispute registration and use of .ie domains  Irish Tech News

Currently, those who wish to dispute the registration or use of a .ie domain must initiate formal legal proceedings or engage with the World Intellectual P.


Former "Copyright Alert System" Portal Now Links to Mattress Review Site  TorrentFreak

The 'six-strikes' Copyright Alert System was once praised as an excellent tool to address online piracy. Nonetheless, it was shut down two years ago. Today, the ...


Inside the Network: Hundreds of fake sites for luxe buildings are generating real leads for brokerages  The Real Deal

Give these websites just a glance, and you might reasonably think they are for some of Manhattan's toniest condominium buildings. But visit any of the sites, and ...


Cloudflare gets into registrar business with wholesale domains and free privacy  Ars Technica

Cloudflare, the *content* delivery network and website security provider, has increasingly been pushing into businesses that intersect with its core missions.


First-home buyer snaps up Lane Cove house for $1.48 million at auction to live next door to family  Domain News

A first-home buyer dropped $1.48 million at auction on an “entry-level” Lane Cove home to live next door to family. Three of the nine registered bidders threw ...


Cloudflare launches a low-cost domain registrar  TechCrunch

It's been a busy week at Cloudflare, which promised a week of news for its birthday (and delivered). After announcing the Bandwidth Alliance yesterday, the ...


Delta urges workers to pay for video games, not union dues  NBC News

"A new video game system with the latest hits sounds like fun. Put your money towards that instead of paying dues to the union," the airline's message says.


Comparing Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ:CSOD) & Endurance International Group (EIGI)  Rockland Register

Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ:CSOD) and Endurance International Group (NASDAQ:EIGI) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the ...


NamesCon Europe to Host Domain Auction  DomainInvesting.com

In an email sent to NamesCon newsletter subscribers this morning, conference organizers announced there will be a live domain name auction with concurrent ...


Are You Prepared for a Zombie (Domain) Apocalypse?  Dark Reading

When a domain registration expires, they can be claimed by new owners. And sometimes, those new owners have malicious intent.


You can now register .dev domains  TechCrunch

Google today announced that you can now register .dev domain names. Google acquired the .dev top-level domain when ICANN opened up the web to new ...


ICANN shuts down Alpnames domain name registrar  Domain Name Wire

ICANN takes emergency action after Alpnames seemingly shutters. Error page at Alpnames.com. This is all that's left of Alpnames. Domain name overseer ...


Trump riffs on Game of Thrones (again), INTA gives back, and rise of heritage brands: news digest  Lexology

Every Tuesday and Friday, WTR presents a round-up of news, developments and insights from across the trademark sphere. In our latest edition, we look…


The GDPR Created a 'Wild West' for Website Domain Registration | Legaltech News  Law.com

The May 2018 implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was a win for online privacy advocates, particularly with the “right to be ...


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 ...


Ransomware Hits Garage of Canadian Domain Registration Authority  BleepingComputer

The parking system used by employees of the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) went out of *service* after getting infected with ransomware.


[Update: Open registration] Google announces .dev top-level domain, open registration in February  9to5Google

Registration is now open for ".dev" top-level domains from many Google partners, as originally announced at the 2018 Chrome Dev Summit.


The economics of "forever" domain registrations  Domain Name Wire

Should the domain name industry introduce perpetual domain registrations? Consumers like predictability. They dislike price increases on their cable bill, ...


Domain registrar oversteps taking down Zoho domain, impacts over 30Mil users  ZDNet

Domain registrar bungle takes down the website of one of the world's largest companies.


NY Times Writes About .Amazon  DomainInvesting.com

The New York Times published an article about Amazon and its battle against 8 Amazon River countries for the .Amazon domain extension.


Best domain name registrars of 2019  TechRadar

Save money and hassle by using one of these top-notch domain registrars.


The EPDP on Generic Top-Level Domain Registration Data: Phase 1 Down, Phase 2 To Go  CircleID

The ICANN community recently gathered in Kobe, Japan for its first meeting of the year and it was certainly a busy week for attendees. Much of the meeting ...


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 ...


Apple registers new PrivacyIsImportant domain name, no website yet  AppleInsider

While it has not yet launched any website at the address, Apple now owns the site name PrivacyIsImportant.com.


Iceland's .Is domain is now easier to register  Domain Name Wire

Namecheap becomes biggest registrar to offer .Is domains. Picture of waterfall in Iceland. This picture of Iceland makes me want to visit. Or at least register a .


Insider Selling: Endurance International Group Holdings Inc (EIGI) CFO Sells 32,256 Shares of Stock  Rockland Register

Endurance International Group Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:EIGI) CFO Marc Montagner sold 32256 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Monday, April 29th.


Be careful about this expired domain name metric  Domain Name Wire

The number of TLDs a domain is registered under can be a misleading statistic. Graphic of domain name showing TLD variations. Domain investors use lots of ...


Cloudflare launches new cut-price domain registrar  TechRadar

Cloudflare is looking to take some of the stress out of getting your website online by launching a new cut-price domain registration *service*. Advertisement.


Developers: Here's how to register for a Google .dev domain  TechRepublic

Developers, designers, writers, and architects can now register their top-level domain name with .dev to showcase projects.


Need to register a domain? These are the best domain registrars in the world  Digital Trends

If you want to register a new domain name, you need to know which are the best domain registrars. Here are our favorites.


How to Register a Domain Name for Your Website  PCMag UK

Once you've decided to build a website, you need to make an important decision, even before you consult our roundup of the best web hosting services: What's ...


Dot eu domain names in a no deal Brexit - What's the plan?  Lexology

EURid is the private, independent, not for profit organisation that has operated the .eu TLD since 2003. Last year EURid reported the EU Commission's…


.Club Domain Registration/Renewal Prices To Rise In 2019; 2020 and 2021  TheDomains.com

We just received this notice from Hexonet that The .CLUB Registry is going to be increasing their price of a wholesale registration each year over the next three ...


No, Sony Did Not Register the PlayStation5.Pro Domain  PlayStation LifeStyle

Sony is not behind the recent PlayStation 5 domain registration, which has turned out to be the work of a known scam company.


50 cent domains at Network Solutions? Not so fast  Domain Name Wire

Promo offers cheap domains but they aren't as inexpensive as they look. Network Solutions sent out a Cyber Monday special that looks tempting: Up to 5 .com, ...


That Domain You Forgot to Renew? Yeah, it's Now Stealing Credit Cards  Krebs on Security

If you own a domain name that gets decent traffic and you fail to pay its annual renewal fee, chances are this mistake will be costly for you and for others. Lately ...


​Domain names 101  CNET

With technology increasingly intertwined with all aspects of business, CNET@Work can help you -- prosumers to small businesses with fewer than five ...


Registrations for .inc domain names are open, but is it worth it to get one?  TechRepublic

Businesses interested in a .inc domain name will need to pay $2500 per year in registration fees.


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 ...


Verisign files intriguing domain backorder patents  Domain Name Wire

Patent describes way to sell future rights to domain names through “encoding domains.” Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) has filed two patents related to buying future ...


Nominet urges SMEs to register .uk domains to thwart squatters  ComputerWeekly.com

The automatic right of .co.uk domain name holders to register the shorter .uk domains ends in June.


Number Of Domain Names Worldwide: 342.4 Million, .Com Accounts For 40%  Dazeinfo

The number of domain registartion worldwide is rising with a steady pace. While people have started struggling with .com, the geographical domain names are ...


What GoDaddy is doing wrong about privacy — here’s what it should do  The Next Web

“GoDaddy cares about your privacy. For this reason, we collect and use personal data only as it might be needed for us to deliver to you our world-class products ...


Direct registration coming to .au  Lexology

It is likely that Australian businesses and users will soon be able to register domain names directly at the second level (eg yourname.au) as well as…


Domains & Domain Names in the United Kingdom  Lexology

Use the Lexology Getting The Deal Through tool to compare the answers in this article with those from other jurisdictions. Registration and use of domains at ...


.UK right of registration - have you secured your .UK domain?  Lexology

Nominet, the Registry responsible for operating the .UK country code Top Level Domain (ccTLD) for the United Kingdom, launched the registration of…


Domain company MMX reports earnings  Domain Name Wire

Numbers trending up but company has big accounting loss due to .London deal. Picture of Toby Hall, CEO of domain company MMX. MMX CEO Toby Hall ...


Samsung tries to hijack GalaxyStore.com domain name  Domain Name Wire

Samsung files abusive cybersquatting complaint in an effort to get GalaxyStore.com domain name. Logo for Samsung Galaxy Store. Samsung renamed its app ...


Crooks Continue to Exploit GoDaddy Hole  Krebs on Security

Godaddy.com, the world's largest domain name registrar, recently addressed an authentication weakness that cybercriminals were using to blast out spam ...


Challenges of ".brand" domain names  Domain Name Wire

The structure of domain names and ICANN rules hamper .brand domains. Image with the words www.brand. Earlier this week ICANN posted a notice from ...


Rob Monster explains why he accepted GAB.com domain at Epik  Domain Name Wire

Controversial site moves its domain name to Epik. Rob Monster, CEO of Epik, believes in “Digital Sovereignty.” Most domain name registrars don't like a hot ...


Cyberspies Hijacked the Internet Domains of Entire Countries  WIRED

A mysterious new group called Sea Turtle targeted 40 organizations in a DNS hijacking spree.


Global Top-Level Domain (TLD) Registration Market Size, Trends and Forecast Report 2019-2022 - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Global Top-Level Domain (TLD) Registration Market: Size, Trends and Forecast (2019-2022)" report has been added to ...


Wow: Over 64000 .Dev domain names registered  Domain Name Wire

The .Dev top level domain is off to a strong start. Google launched the .dev top level domain name yesterday and the domain already has over 64,000 ...


Tucows Acquires European Domain Registrar Ascio in $29 Million Deal  Domain Name Journal

Tucows Inc. (NASDAQ:TCX, TSX:TC), a popular provider of domain name registration, network access and other Internet services, has acquired European ...


Australian Federal Court penalises another dodgy domain reseller  CRN Australia

Another Australian domain name reseller has been penalised for seeking to deceive domain name holders into paying for new domains they did not ...


Domain Name Registration Expire Date Or Length Not A Google Ranking Factor  Search Engine Roundtable

We've covered this numerous times but hey, Google had to chime in again about the topic of domain name registration length and the expire date of a domain ...


Who is the best registrar in 2019 and why?  TheDomains.com

I am asked every week who is the best domain registrar? My answer is always it depends on your specific needs and interests. For me it's Epik, GoDaddy, ...


Digital identities and privacy: Time to change how domain names are registered?  American Enterprise Institute

With new privacy regulations in Europe -- and potentially America -- is it time for a *fresh* look at how identities are managed online?


Inside the DNSpionage hacks that hijack domains at an unprecedented scale  Ars Technica

Since the beginning of the year, the US government and private security companies have been warning of a sophisticated wave of attacks that's hijacking ...


5 Steps to picking the perfect domain name for your retail business  Retail Dive

Did you know that there are over 1 billion live websites on the Internet? This means that when it comes to choosing a domain name for your retail business, you ...


Why one tiny island is still a domain name giant  ZDNet

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


ICANN proposes lifting price controls on .Org, .Info domains  Domain Name Wire

You might have to pay a lot more for your .org and .info domains in the future. Image of dollar sign and upwards arrow Domain name overseer ICANN has ...


The problem with price hikes on legacy TLDs  Domain Name Wire

It should not be a goal to align legacy TLD policies with new TLD policies. ICANN dropped a bombshell yesterday: it's planning to remove all price controls on ...


The .App "junk drop" is coming  Domain Name Wire

Expired domains are coming as first anniversary nears. Image of trash with "The Junk Drop" written on it. In terms of domain name registration volume, .App has ...


Google's new .dev domain opens to all  Engadget

Google's .dev domain is open to anyone today, less than two weeks after Google announced the new domain ending. The company envisions .dev as a ...