Three levels of .rs domain name protection

RNIDS is currently the only top-level Internet domain registry offering three levels of domain name protection, to users of the .RS and .СРБ national domains: Secure Mode, Client-Side Lock and Registry Lock. All of these options have been implemented in the new RSreg 2.0 domain name registration system, and as of 1st January 2017 have been made available to registrants via RNIDS registrars. The security solutions that have been employed prevent abuse by cyber-criminals by locking down critical domain operations for protected domain names. How to protect your .rs domain It is more and more common to hear reports of

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Finnish fi-domain name celebrates 30 years

Finns have been able to use Finland’s own national domain name ending with .fi for 30 years. FICORA has operated the domain for almost 20 years after the administration of fi-domain names was transferred to FICORA in 1997. The first Domain Name Act in 2003 was an important milestone. “The Act loosened the regulation on issuing fi-domain names. At the same time, FICORA introduced an automated domain name service. FICORA also gave up the preliminary investigation of domain name applications,” explains Juhani Juselius, Head of Fi-Domain Names. Another important turning-point occurred in 2006 when private persons were invited to apply


Interesting Domain Stats You May Not Know

  The world’s first registered domain name is registered in March 15, 1985 which is the oldest name in the world. According to VeriSign reports, there are more than 195 million global top-level domains. 53% of searches for legacy TLDs came back as unavailable for registration. The same was the case for 44% of new TLDs. According to world Guinness’s book, website: is one of the most expensive domain names with the selling price up to $7.5 million. However, there are many business fields which help to bring a mountain of money for its owner. The most expensive


How to be successful in Domain Business

There are two essential questions you have to face when entering the World of Domains: “How do you find the appropriate price for your domain?” and “how do you know that you did not pay too much for your domain name?”. Let us answer these questions for you: When using the correct strategy it’s easy to make the right decision in terms of finding the perfect domain or designating an optimal selling price. As a company you need a domain name that is geared to core values and focus of your organization, as well as being generic and easy to


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Domain Wire

  • MicroStrategy defends its Glory (.com) January 18, 2018
    Tech company fends off Japanese group that filed cybersquatting complaint. $1.5 billion dollar tech company MicroStrategy (NASDAQ: MSTR) has successfully defended the domain name in a cybersquatting dispute. MicroStrategy has a vast portfol …
  • I’m bullish on domain names January 18, 2018
    While other assets are currently overvalued, domain names aren’t. Asset prices have been quite frothy for a long time. They were high a year ago and then they shot much higher over the past year. Sure, sentiment might be positive. Asset prices might …

The Domains

  • 100+ Expiring Blockchain Domain Auctions in Next 5 Days January 18, 2018
    I wanted to deliver this post at the beginning of the week, but it’s better late than never, I guess. 😉 It’s been an interesting week over at GoDaddy for expired domain auctions. There has been an uptick of expiring domain auctions containing the wor …
  • Are Domainer Invites from Legit? January 17, 2018
    Here lately, my inbox has been inundated with emails referencing wanting to send me, rather my company, business if I would click a link and join As I would soon come to learn, is a small business networking website actin …

Online Domain

  • Efty promises more choice and customization for its market in 2018 January 18, 2018
    Efty is putting together an ambitious development roadmap in 2018. Here is what Efty announced today: SSL secured For-Sale landing pages: If you are subscribed to our Growth or Profesional plan you can now redirect buyers to your own marketplace For- …
  • GoDaddy will sponsor Danica Patrick in her last 2 races January 18, 2018
    GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE: GDDY) is back to power Danica Patrick’s racing finale with primary sponsorships in both the Daytona 500 and Indianapolis 500. The two marquee auto races, being dubbed the “Danica Double,” mark an end to what is considered the most …

Domain Shane

  • AUCTION RECAP OF JANUARY 17, 2018 January 18, 2018
    A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on January 17, 2018. 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 n …
  • Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Thursday, January 18th, 2018 January 18, 2018
    I have always been a pick and shovel guy.  I always start as a miner but as I get to know the system I tend to move into the supplier role. I make good money plowing and salting but would much rather sell everyone their salt and their equipment. I al …


  • #Sedo sold for $155,000 dollars in brokered deal January 18, 2018 Sedo sold, a domain that we predicted that would sell for six figures, for $155,000 dollars. The sale was facilitated by Frank Tillmanns, International Senior Sales & Domain Brokerage Consultant at Sedo. In a post over so …
  • #Satan Coin joins the #cryptocurrency legions at 0.666 ETH January 18, 2018 First there was Jesus Coin, now the forces of evil arrive with Satan Coin. The Satan Coin project delivers the first of its kind “Black Paper,” beautifully articulating why you should invest in satan. Forged in the fires of Hell, Sat …


  • A new gTLD kills itself off for the second time January 18, 2018
    British pharmacy chain Boots has applied to ICANN to terminate its dot-brand contract for the second time. The company asked for its .boots Registry Agreement, signed in 2015, to be ended in December and ICANN opened the request for public comment th …
  • ICANN blocks 1.5 million domains, including some three-letter names January 17, 2018
    A million and a half domain names, including many potential valuable three and four-letter strings, have been been given special protection across all gTLDs under a new ICANN policy. The long-discussed, highly controversial reservation of the names a …

Domain Name Journal

DotSauce Magazine

  • Domain Inquiry Analysis: Researching Offers to Maximize Domain Sales September 10, 2015
    Combining domain parking with domain inquiries is the ultimate combination for domain names that are not developed. The practice of parking domain names at a venue such as Sedo, Bodis or Domain Name Sales serves a dual purpose: To generate “pay per c …
  • How To Write Great Domain Sales Copy August 4, 2015
    You’ve registered and acquired domain names for years, and now you decided it’s time to achieve some sales. Perhaps because your portfolio has grown fatter than Elvis in his late years, or simply to get some good money back in your pocket. You’ve lis …

Domain Name Industry News

  • IE Domain Name Rules Changing Soon January 18, 2018
    Last year the .ie ccTLD opened a consultation process around “liberalisation”. As anyone who has tried to register a .ie domain name would know, compared to registering a .com or .eu the amount of paperwork and general bureaucracy associated with a . …
  • CloudFest to Have Robot Keynote (Literally!) January 18, 2018
    Cloudfest (Aka WHD Global) will be held in March this year in Rust, Germany. As usual the event will be the biggest of its kind in Europe. The organisers behind the event like to bring quirky speakers and performers to their events and this year is n …

Domain Investing

  • Decision is Good but Highlights Outbound Risk January 18, 2018
    Earlier today, WIPO published the UDRP decision. The complaint was denied and the domain owner (Microstrategy) will get to keep the domain name. This is great because is a high value domain name (they paid $115,000 in 20 …
  • Daily Poll: Do You Manage Your Own Inbound Leads? January 18, 2018
    When someone inquires about a domain name I own, I negotiate with them. The negotiation is one of the more riveting aspects of domain name ownership, and I enjoy it. Some people don’t feel comfortable negotiating and others prefer to use an expert – …