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.bond open for public

The .bond extension was launched for public today. The extension was available to trademark owners from October 17 to November 18 and unveiled to the public today. Brands like Twitter, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft and Instagram have already booked their .bond domains. The extension was launched by ShortDot SA, the fifth-largest new domain name registry in the world. The company was started by tech...

Communism.com, Stolen and Sold

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Communism.com was stolen claims the online public campaign posted at Communism.org. According to it, “The communism.com domain has been hijacked, it appears, by means of identity theft”. The claimant also wrote that, “I was also the custodian (of Communism.com)”. In a long post the claimant also alleges that other domains: Struggle.net and pix.org were also stolen from her/him. She/He said...

Due Diligence on Domain Names

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Too often founders jump into the process of purchasing a domain name in order to get their blog or business site out into the world without the thought of protecting their URL from hackers. What you may not know is that your domain name could be subjected to being labeled as Spam or worse, cyber attacks. Here are three strategies to help add extra layers of protection to your domain name. Unless...

Restaurants Around The World Adopting New Domain Extensions

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Foodies & Food Joints seem to be quite ahead if you talk about adopting new technology. You would have quite often noticed that Internet is rife with digital innovation in beverages and food segments. From social media where foodies seems to post almost everything they eat to numerous food delivery apps that will bring your favourite meal to your doorstep. Online space is pile with food...

Vodka.net And Other Great Auctions Ending Today at SEDO

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Sedo is currently holding a week long auction for some hand curated domains named Great Domains from September 21st-28th. This auction, ending today, includes selected domains that are set to entice domain traders from all over the globe and you could be the one to get your hands on some of these. A lot of these 27 domains are single letter and LLL.com domains. Here are the 9 domains from the...

Fighting Against A Trademark Bully – How to Handle UDRP

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For young startups, prospective entrepreneurs, small companies and people, buying a good keyword domain has always been a scary thing because of the millions of trademarks out there, in hundreds of countries. The trademark holders watch keyword domain registrations and waste no time to pounce upon if they find even a remote chance of infringement. It costs just $1500 to file what is known as a...

How To Get A Free Domain Name

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Want to have a website but don’t want to spend on acquiring domain name? For people who don’t want domain names as an investment nor are looking forward for some commercial use from their websites, they can have an opportunity to own a domain name and host their personal websites free of cost. Confused how? There are multiple TLD, ccTLD which are free of any charges and anyone can register their...

Everex.com Auction ends at over $50,000 on NameJet

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Amidst intense drama and crazy bidding action, the domain name auction for Everex.com ended at $50,205 on NameJet.com a few hours ago. The auction closed almost an hour later than scheduled time because of repeated extensions which resulted from bids being placed in last few seconds of closure. Bidder ID “bidomain” won the auction, with “godreamworld” being the second...

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