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Afternic has published its monthly keywords list, showing the most popular keywords in domain names sold on its marketplace in February. My and AI remain the top two sellers this month. Here’s the full list, with the previous month’s ranking in parenthesis: my (1) ai (2) it (4) home (3) group (7) bet (6) your […]

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Author: Andrew Allemann
Posted: April 18, 2024, 5:38 pm

Domain name was registered before the Complainant existed. A World Intellectual Property Organization panelist has found (pdf) Lifeware SA to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking. Lifeware SA filed a case against lifeware.com, which was registered in 1995. Lifeware wasn’t incorporated until 1998. Assuming that the current registrant was the original registrant, that means […]

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Author: Andrew Allemann
Posted: April 18, 2024, 3:54 pm

His heirs alleged the domain names were stolen. Nissan.com is famous as an early test case in cybersquatting. The car company Nissan battled for years to take the domain name from its registrant, whose name was Uzi Nissan. It failed, but Uzi Nissan spent over $3 million fighting Nissan in an eight-year battle that began […]

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Author: Andrew Allemann
Posted: April 17, 2024, 3:49 pm

Why SquadHelp’s rebrand to Atom makes sense. SquadHelp announced this morning that is has rebranded as Atom, using the domain name atom.com. Earlier this week I was a guest on a business podcast, where I talked about the importance of domain names. The host asked me about domain marketplaces where people can search for domains […]

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Author: Andrew Allemann
Posted: April 17, 2024, 3:32 pm

An insurance company, a domain registration business, and a lingerie seller bought domain names. Sedo publicly reported 45 domain sales of $2,000 or more for the past week. There are some nice domains in this batch, but it’s difficult to figure out the buyer for most of them. The top two sales were xash.com for […]

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Author: Andrew Allemann
Posted: April 16, 2024, 7:21 pm

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