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  • 22Breaking: Ethos Capital acquires Donuts
    Former ICANN CEO’s private equity firm buys out Abry Partners’ stake in Donuts, giving it a controlling interest. Top level domain company Donuts announced today that Ethos Capital has acquired Abry Partners’ stake in the company, giving Ethos a cont …
  • 21End user domain name sales up to $60k
    A QR code company, an event producer, and a virtual reality company recently bought domain names at Sedo. Sedo had some nice end user sales this past week, including HolyGround.com for $60,000 and Flow.me for €48,000. Another interesting sale is Edit …

The Domains

  • 21Right of The Dot to host a live auction
    Monte Cahn’s Right of The Dot is going to be holding their own live auction next month. In a press release out today, ROTD announced that on February 25 they will be hosting a live auction from a studio in College Station Texas. Press release: On Feb …
  • 19Sedo weekly domain name sales led by HolyGround.com
    Sedo released their weekly domain name sales and HolyGround.com led the way at $60,000. Flow.me was close behind at 48,000 Euro, ($58,195). MusicMarket.com was third at $44,000. 49 .com sales 16 cctld sales 3 other tld sales Top 3 highlights of publi …

Online Domain

  • 22Ethos Capital acquires Donuts Inc.
    Erik Brooks and Fadi Chehadé, Co-CEOs of Ethos Capital, made the announcement today that Ethos Capital is going to acquire controlling interest of Donuts Inc. Last month Donuts completed the acquisition of Afilias. Here is the announcement today: As …
  • 22R.I.P. Tucows Downloads
    Tucows Downloads, the software download site that has been around since 1993, has been retired after more than 25 years of service. I didn’t know anything about domain names when I was using Tucows to download freeware and shareware software back in …

Domain Shane

  • 22AUCTION RECAP OF JANUARY 21, 2021
    A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on January 21, 2021. 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) an …
  • 22Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Friday, January 22nd, 2021
    While talking about my honey line on Twitter I had a few people tell me I DEFINITELY had to sell on Amazon. One was self-fulfillment and the other two Amazon Fulfill. They sent me some numbers and it was crazy. Some were doing over a half million in …

Domaining

  • 22Unethical Capital LLC acquired dot Taco #domain registry in all-cash transaction
     DomainGang.com: PR Domain Wire – San Fransisco / CA – Via Internet News Global hedge fund managers, Unethical Capital LLC, has acquired veteran domain industry underdog registry, dot Taco Domains, a specialist in new gTLDs. The all-cash transaction …
  • 22Ethos Capital acquires Donuts Inc.
     OnlineDomain.com: Erik Brooks and Fadi Chehadé, Co-CEOs of Ethos Capital, made the announcement today that Ethos Capital is going to acquire controlling interest of Donuts Inc. Last month Donuts completed the acquisition of Afilias. Here is the anno …

DomainIncite

  • 22Breaking: failed .org buyer Ethos Capital buys Donuts
    Donuts is to be acquired by Ethos Capital, the private equity company that tried and failed to buy .org manager Public Interest Registry a year ago. Donuts tells me that Ethos is to purchase the controlling interest in the company from Abry Partners, …
  • 21Crackdown looms for new gTLD auction gaming
    ICANN will be urged to consider taking a stronger position against companies who apply for new gTLDs simply to lose them at auction or immediately flip them to others. A community working group, known as SubPro and tasked with developing rules for th …

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Domain Name Industry News

  • 22Tucows Puts Download Site Out to Pasture
    In the mid 1990s the internet was a very different place. There was no Google. There was no Facebook and “app stores” did not exist. If you wanted to find software to do something you’d often end up on shareware download sites like TUCOWS – The Ultim …
  • 17Parler Attempting to Come Back Online
    Parler has been offline for several days now and there have been thousands of articles written about how that happened and, more importantly, why. At time of writing Parler.com is showing a simple holding page: The text reads: Now seems like the righ …

Domain Investing

  • 22Video: NamesCon Platform Tour
    NamesCon Online 2021 is coming up next week. This industry conference is taking place entirely online due to the global pandemic, and the conference will be held on a customized platform. In anticipation of the conference, NamesCon shared a video to …
  • 21Right of the Dot to Host Domain Auction in February
    Right of the Dot, the domain name industry company founded by Monte Cahn, announced it will be running a live, independently-operated domain name auction at the end of February. This auction is unrelated to the NamesCon auction that is being hosted b …