Saturday , October 1 2022

ICANN director’s registry CEO job up for grabs

DotAsia is looking for a new CEO after 15 years of operation, DI understands. Edmon Chung has been made Acting CEO and the board of the registry will start looking for a replacement by October 7, according to a source. I’m told the board passed a resolution last week stating: …

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Real domain investor results in 2022 – DNW Podcast #404

https://traffic.libsyn.com/domainnamewire/DNW404.mp3Here’s how two investors’ portfolios have fared so far this year. Last month at NamesCon, domain investors Logan Flatt and Mark Levine gave a detailed look at their sales numbers so far this year compared to the same period a year ago. It was eye-opening. There’s no recording of the …

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AUCTION RECAP OF SEPTEMBER 11, 2022

A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on September 11, 2022. If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rather than an expiring name) and may have had a …

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MarkMonitor to join Newfold in $300 million deal

Corporate domain registrar MarkMonitor is to be sold to Newfold Digital for $302.5 million cash, the companies announced today. The company’s current owner, Clarivate, bought NarkMonitor for an undisclosed sum in 2017 and sold off its brand protection unit two years later. So Newfold’s getting the registrar business and domain …

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New ICANN contracts chart the death throes of Whois

Whois is on its death bed, and new versions of ICANN’s standard contracts put a timeline to its demise. The Org has posted proposed updates to its Registrar Accreditation Agreement and Registry Agreement, and most of the changes focus on the industry-wide transition from the Whois standard to the newer …

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Newfold Digital to Acquire MarkMonitor

@NewfoldDigital has agreed to acquire @MarkMonitor, the leading global provider of domain management solutions, from @Clarivate, underscoring our commitment to delivering market-leading web presence solutions to our customers. Learn more: https://t.co/WdSpCXMOq0 — Newfold Digital (@NewfoldDigital) September 12, 2022 A major domain industry acquisition was just announced in a press release …

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No-Bid Domain Auctions Ending 9/12/2022 » Kickstart Commerce

IMPORTANT NOTICE: This blog abides by word of mouth marketing standards. Kickstart Commerce believes in honesty of relationship, opinion and identity. Unless explicitly stated, Kickstart Commerce does not endorse any advertiser on this website. Advertisements and links may take visitors to external websites. Kickstart Commerce is not responsible or liable …

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Domain Auctions Ending 9/12/2022 » Kickstart Commerce

IMPORTANT NOTICE: This blog abides by word of mouth marketing standards. Kickstart Commerce believes in honesty of relationship, opinion and identity. Unless explicitly stated, Kickstart Commerce does not endorse any advertiser on this website. Advertisements and links may take visitors to external websites. Kickstart Commerce is not responsible or liable …

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AUCTION RECAP OF SEPTEMBER 10, 2022

A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on September 10, 2022. If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rather than an expiring name) and may have had a …

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