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Coinbase loses cybersquatting challenge

Chinese registrant argued it was in the physical coin base. But maybe not. Cryptocurrency trading platform Coinbase lost a cybersquatting dispute against the domain name coinbase.info. The company filed a complaint with National Arbitration Forum against the Chinese owner of the domain name. The Respondent in the case said it …

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Identity theft and domain registrations

What happens when someone uses your information to register a domain name? The named domain registrant of zscalers .com made an unusual defense in a cybersquatting dispute: he didn’t actually register the domain name. In response to the UDRP filing, the person said that he was a victim of identity …

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What’s hot in non-.com

Here’s what’s selling in non-.com domains. Donuts has published its Donuts Domain Trend Report for February. Donuts manages more top level domains than any other company, so it gives a good window into what’s trending in the non-come space. The company is now including some data from TLDs it acquired …

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Google Domains was still in beta?

Google says its Domains product is finally out of beta. Google Domains, with over 5 million .com DUMs, is finally out of beta. Google Domains announced yesterday that it was out of beta. Your likely response: Wait, Google Domains was still in beta? The company is known for playing fast …

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Latest end user domain name sales up to $205,000

An American football team, a payments service and a jobs site bought domain names. Here’s a list of end user domain name sales that just completed at Sedo. You can view previous lists like this here. CyberSecurityJobs.com $205,00 – This domain is an upgrade for Netzen Solutions Ltd, an IT services …

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Red Hat tries to reverse domain name hijack a Fedora domain

National Arbitration Forum finds that Red Hat filed a cybersquatting claim to harass domain name registrant. Red Hat, a software company that’s a subsidiary of IBM, has been found guilty of attempting reverse domain name hijacking. The company filed a cybersquatting complaint under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy …

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Marc Lore’s Latest Startup Launches on Mojo.com

The man behind Diapers.com and Jet.com acquires Mojo.com for his latest startup. Entrepreneur Marc Lore has an incredibly successful backlog of companies he has created, intrinsically linked to some of the best domains. As CEO of Quidsi, Lore led the development of Diapers.com, Soap.com, and Wag.com until Amazon bought the …

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NFT is still hot for domains, but meta?

Meta hasn’t been a top search at Sedo so far this year. Sedo released its top search terms report for February 2022, and something is conspicuously absent: meta. The term jumped onto the list at #2 in October, which was the month Facebook announced its rebranding to Meta Platforms. It …

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