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HugeDomains.com Forwarding Name to GoDaddy Search Page

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I noticed something interesting over the weekend that I thought I would share with you. I typed in OutOfTheWorld.com to see if it was registered, and I was forwarded to a GoDaddy search results page. As is typical for a domain name listed for sale via Afternic with a buy it now price, the purchase option was what showed up after being forwarded:

Efty Acquires DomaHub

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Efty announced that it acquired a company called DomaHub, a domain name management and sales platform. The acquisition news was announced in a blog post published this morning by Efty Co-Founder Doron Vermaat. The acquisition price was not shared by either company, but I was told that DomaHub has a couple hundred customers.

DomainMarket.com Adds Tracy Fogarty to Listings

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I was checking out a domain name listed for sale via DomainMarket.com, the domain name marketplace owned and operated by industry veteran Mike Mann. When I visited the landing page, I noticed something I had not seen before on DomainMarket.com’s landing pages that I thought was an interesting approach similar to what real estate agents do with their listings:

Whois Proxy Services Couldn’t Have Invented a Better Story

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There’s a news story that has been making the rounds on major news outlets over the weekend about an attempted domain name theft at gunpoint. I have received quite a few Google Alerts about the armed robbery involving a domain name, and I think it helps illustrate why some people opt for Whois privacy proxy services on their domain name registrations.

Here’s an excerpt from the Washington Post article describing the incident:

NY Times Writes About .Amazon

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Amazon probably owns one of the largest portfolios of new gTLD domain names. A day doesn’t go by without me reading my DomainTools Registrant Monitor email and seeing at least several new gTLD domain names added to Amazon’s portfolio. Amazon seems to be doing most of its buying for protective reasons than for proactive usage, but they have a lot of new gTLD domain names.

NamesCon Europe to Host Domain Auction

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In an email sent to NamesCon newsletter subscribers this morning, conference organizers announced there will be a live domain name auction with concurrent online bidding held during NamesCon Europe. The auction will be held on June 20th at 5pm (WET). The online auction will be held via NameJet.

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HugeDomains.com Forwarding Name to GoDaddy Search Page

I noticed something interesting over the weekend that I thought I would share with you. I typed in OutOfTheWorld.com to see if it was...

Efty Acquires DomaHub

Efty announced that it acquired a company called DomaHub, a domain name management and sales platform. The acquisition news was announced in a blog...

DomainMarket.com Adds Tracy Fogarty to Listings

I was checking out a domain name listed for sale via DomainMarket.com, the domain name marketplace owned and operated by industry veteran Mike Mann....

Whois Proxy Services Couldn’t Have Invented a Better Story

There's a news story that has been making the rounds on major news outlets over the weekend about an attempted domain name theft at...

NY Times Writes About .Amazon

Amazon probably owns one of the largest portfolios of new gTLD domain names. A day doesn't go by without me reading my DomainTools Registrant...