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Hosting company will delay auto-updates until after Christmas as a precaution. Earlier this week I wrote about how GoDaddy auto-updated its managed WordPress customers to WordPress 5.0 shortly after it came out and why I thought this was a bad idea. This week I also interviewed Mika Epstein, a WordPress engineer at DreamHost, for an […]

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Author: Andrew Allemann
Posted: December 14, 2018, 4:58 pm

Change will make it easier for registrars to onboard top level domain. The process for registering .law and .abogado (Spanish for attorney) domain names is about to get easier. Registrants will still need to be a lawyer, law firm, court, law school or local regulator, but this information will be checked through standard Whois field rather […]

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Author: Andrew Allemann
Posted: December 13, 2018, 4:46 pm

Floral delivery company 1-800-Flowers.com purchased plants.com for $450K, topping several end user sales this week. I’ve already written about this week’s top end user domain sale, Plants.com. Sedo broker Dave Evanson sold this domain to 1-800-Flowers.com on behalf of a Lousiana tropical plant nursery. You can read an interview with the seller here. Here’s a look […]

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Author: Andrew Allemann
Posted: December 13, 2018, 3:28 pm

Company chose to send breach notice from email-marriott.com, not marriott.com, leading to poor deliverability. A couple of weeks ago hotel giant Marriott announced a data breach that involves personal data of up to 500 million guests. This type of data breach seems par for the course these days. It’s interesting to see how companies follow […]

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Author: Andrew Allemann
Posted: December 13, 2018, 2:26 pm

Files.com sold about a decade ago for about the same amount of money. Name Ninja Bill Sweetman and Sedo have helped broker the sale of Files.com for $750,000. I’m thrilled to announce that @NameNinja brokered, in collaboration with @Sedo, the purchase of the ultra-premium domain name https://t.co/m0HkGHWLMM for $750,000 USD. Congratulations to Buyer and Seller, […]

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Author: Andrew Allemann
Posted: December 12, 2018, 6:29 pm

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