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.US Town Hall Hosted by Neustar

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Neustar, the company that operates the .US domain name extension, will be hosting a .US Stakeholder Town Hall webcast meeting on October 24, 2019. The primary topic of the Town Hall webcast is for the .US management team to discuss its recent developments to promote the use of .US domain names. .US registrants will also have the opportunity to ask questions and share their own thoughts about the current state of .US domain names:

UDRP Filed Against Naturals.com

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Naturals.com is now the subject of a UDRP proceeding at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). The UDRP is WIPO Case D2019-2508. It looks like the UDRP was filed within the last few days.

Namecheap Announces Birthday Sale

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Namecheap sent out a press release today announcing some special offers for legacy TLDs, including .com, .net, and .org, in honor of the company’s 19th birthday. The special prices are valid for new domain name registrations as well as for transfers. The deals are only available today. More specifically, the offer runs from October 15, 12:00 AM ET and ends October 16, 11:59 PM ET.

Here’s a copy of the press release, which has all of the details about the birthday registration and transfer pricing offer:

Media Options Launches “SEO Authority Domain Deals” Newsletter

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Media Options, the domain name brokerage founded by Andrew Rosener, has added a new SEO-focused domain name newsletter. This newsletter is separate from the company’s high end domain name brokerage newsletter. In addition, unlike the free domain brokerage newsletter, the SEO Authority newsletter will have a cost of $24/month for people who sign up before October 29 and $49/month for people who sign up after the deadline.

Here’s some more information about the newsletter, which was shared in the inaugural edition:

2019 .ORG Impact Award Winners

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Public Interest Registry (PIR), the registry that operates the .org domain name extension, hosted its first annual Impact Awards last week. The formal event was held at The Watergate Hotel in Washington, DC.

Here’s the purpose of the awards, which were given to individuals and organizations using .org domain names:

BQDN Rebrands as Phenom.com

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Earlier this morning, domain broker James Booth announced that his brokerage is rebranding. His company, formerly known as BQDN, has been rebranded as Phenom.com:

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