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

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Interesting Domain Stats You May Not Know

  The world’s first registered domain name is symbolis.com 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: business.com 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

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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 News

  • Software Automation Solutions That Can Save Your Startup April 7, 2017
    Automation is a hot trending topic, especially in startup environments, where it has been linked to productivity, efficiency, and agile development business processes. In 2016, InfoWorld quoted automation as an imperative step in “better software tes …
  • How to Realize Your Startup Dream April 3, 2017
    Many of us have hobbies that we prefer doing than working at an 8-5 job. You may be doing it on the side and profiting in your own little way which is good. But often with the lack of time and capital, we just couldn’t seem to take the next leap forw …

Domain Wire

  • Gleissner’s UDRP filings just an R&D project? April 26, 2017
    Well, that would be an abuse of UDRP. World Trademark Review talked with an unnamed source “related to one of [Michael] Gleissner’s businesses” about what the heck he’s up to with his trademark filings, UDRPs and more. The anonymous source told World …
  • 16 domain names recently purchased by end users April 26, 2017
    End users buy domain names matching their existing second level domain under other top level domains. This week’s list of end user domain name sales that transacted through Sedo includes two companies that bought the .com to match their .co, a compan …

The Domains

  • A chat with Heidi Powell April 26, 2017
    We have written a few times about Heidi Powell the “Grandmom” and her battle with Heidi Powell the “fitness trainer.” The domain at the subject of the dispute is HeidiPowell.com. Angela St. Julien from DNHouston and Brand.Bar had a chat with Grandma …
  • You have to strike while the iron is hot April 26, 2017
    Back in July of 2016 a gentleman named Shane Burchett got a lot of press as he had registered TrumpPence2016.com. TheAtlantic covered Burchett with an article titled, “The Investor Who Bought TrumpPence2016.com in April for $10.” Burchett is a Dallas …

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Domain Shane

  • Sedo’s Great Domains Auction Ends Tomorrow: Cuts.com, WHX.com, More April 27, 2017
    Sedo’s Great Domains auction ends tomorrow at noon eastern time, and the dollar value of the domains which have already hit reserve won’t blow your hair back, but there are several high value names inching up to their reserves. The domains which have …
  • AUCTION RECAP OF APRIL 25, 2017 April 26, 2017
    A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on April 25, 2017.  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 na …

Domaining

  • Sedo’s Great Domains Auction Ends Tomorrow: Cuts.com, WHX.com, More April 26, 2017
     DSAD.com: Sedo’s Great Domains auction ends tomorrow at noon eastern time, and the dollar value of the domains which have already hit reserve won’t blow your hair back, but there are several high value names inching up to their reserves. The domains …
  • Did Everyone Just Miss A Release of 2-Letter Domains? April 26, 2017
     RobbiesBlog.com: Today: WHOIS Data no longer showing all the domain owners contact information / .ECO the gtld that domainers are not saying much about /  [VIDEO] Heidi Powell Chats with Me About Her Fight To Keep Her Domain…

DomainIncite

  • MMX stung for $7.7 million by crappy .london contract? April 26, 2017
    Did MMX take a $7.7 million accounting hit to renegotiate a crappy .london gTLD contract? It looks a bit like that to me. Found in the company’s full-year 2016 financial results yesterday is the disclosure that it had to pay off an undisclosed gTLD p …
  • Hey, you! Listen to the ICANN board webcast more private sessions April 26, 2017
    ICANN’s board of directors is to live stream two sessions during an upcoming retreat, and if you’re at all interested in ICANN you really ought to tune in. The webcasts are part of an ongoing pilot program designed to increase transparency at the ver …

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

  • Kelly Salter Elected to Nominet Board April 26, 2017
    The Nominet elections for a non-executive board member has concluded. Kelly Salter was elected and will serve on the Nominet board. The other votes, including the slightly controversial one to expand the board, yet exclude members will be voted on du …
  • WHD.India & NamesCon India Registration Open April 12, 2017
    As you may recall WHD acquired NamesCon, so in the future it’ll probably be fairly common for WHD and NamesCon events to run side by side. One of the first events to leverage this new relationship is the upcoming WHD India and NamesCon India which ar …

Domain Investing

  • Sedo’s May Great Domains Auction: ” The Future Edition” April 25, 2017
    Sedo is hosting a special auction for next month’s Great Domains monthly auction. The auction is billed as Great Domains + The Future Edition. According to a press release distributed by Sedo yesterday, this auction will offer “a look into the domain …
  • “Allegations of Theft are Outside the Limited Scope” of the UDRP April 25, 2017
    A UDRP was filed at the World Intellectual Property Organization for 74 domain names. When I saw the filing, I thought it was a bit strange since the domain names didn’t seem to have much in common. This was peculiar since it would mean the complaina …