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GoSecure Inc. tries reverse domain name hijacking

Panel admonishes GoSecure for filing cybersquatting dispute. GoSecure Inc. has been found guilty of reverse domain name hijacking over the domain name GoSecure.com. The company appears to use the .net version of the name. The company filed a cybersquatting dispute after trying to buy the domain and despite the domain …

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Second level .au domains are coming in March

Existing registrants will have only 6 months to claim matching domains. Australians will need to hop to it if they want to secure second level domains. Australia will release second level .au domain names starting March 24, 2022. That means that companies and individuals will soon be able to use …

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Cart.com raises $98 million in Series B funding

Cart.com acquired the valuable domain name before launching last year. This time last year, Cart.com was a domain name listed for sale on the Uniregistry marketplace. Today, it’s the name of an innovative brand that is making waves in the eCommerce world. Cart.com was founded in September 2020 by Omair …

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NamesCon delays in person event due to coronavirus

Organizers nix January in-person event. It’s been a tough couple of years for live event organizers due to the coronavirus. The last in-person NamesCon event was in January 2020. Some people canceled at the last minute due to the burgeoning virus; there were several cancellations from China. But the mood …

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17 domain names end users bought this week

A crypto company, a security tech provider, and a chatbot business bought domain names. Sedo had some nice end user domain name sales this week, including .jp, .ch, and .no domains that sold for solid prices. Here’s a list of end user domain name sales that just completed at Sedo. …

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Penn State loses UDRP in expired domain confusion

Panelist was confused by creation date in Whois record of direct-transfer expired domain. What happens when your UDRP panelist doesn’t understand the lifecycle of expired domains? Here’s one such case. Pennsylvania State University previously used the domain nardep.info for its National Agricultural and Rural Development Policy Center website. It later …

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The smartphone champion’s wise domain strategy

Xiaomi started with a smart brand and bought Mi.com to make it better. In June, Jun Lei’s company Xiaomi sold more smartphones globally than Samsung and Apple. Lei is no ordinary entrepreneur. He’s outstanding when it comes to product and domain strategies. When Lei founded Xiaomi in 2010, he researched …

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