HIghest Reported Domain Name Sales on May 1st 2016

Evantage.com was the highest reported domain name sale on May 1st 2016, changing hands for $5,199.

According to NameBio.com, there were 257  domain name sales on May 1st 2016, totaling $117,820.

Here are the highest reported domain name sales on May 1st 2016:

evantage.com     $5,199     NameJet
m3.net     $5,100     NameJet
grandeurs.com     $4,788     BuyDomains
bixbi.com     $3,670     DropCatch
gixa.com     $3,600     eBay
drivingschools.com     $3,500     BuyDomains
rawo.com     $2,800     eBay
mxb.net     $2,300     NameJet
huve.com     $1,975     eBay
ggms.com     $1,800     eBay
nsmm.com     $1,691     eBay
videospace.com     $1,665     GoDaddy
sbbf.com     … Continue reading...

533.com Domain Name Sells for $419,968

The domain name 533.com was sold for a whopping 3.75 million Yuan ($419,968) .

According to whois records, the domain name was first registered in March, 1998 .

Ename reported the sale :

“看到域名533.com结拍的消息,小编顿时就有点蒙圈了。这个现在作为533留学网官网域名的533.com,竟然出现在市场上进行拍卖。是终端打算换新的域名还是有别的原因,实在令人不解。
据了解,533留学网创办于2003年,是一家分类信息平台,邀请众多资深专家在线答疑,为预备出国留学生解答问题,提供专业的留学计划方案。
域名533.com注册于1998年,具有“我想想”等谐音,可用于搭建益智游戏、能力测试等类型的网站。相关域名533.cn于去年5月曾被投资人陈俏文以六位数收购;533.com.cn目前显示出售页面;533.net则被淄博全搜索启用。”

Which translates in english according to Google translate as :

“See knot domain 533.com beat news, small series suddenly a little Mongolian circle. As this is now 533 study network official domain name of 533.com, has appeared on the auction market. The terminal is … Continue reading...

Cybersquatting & Banking: How Financial Services Industry Can Protect Itself Online (Free Webinar)

Businesses in the financial services sector are among the most frequent targets of cybersquatters. In this free webinar, I will be joining Craig Schwartz of fTLD Registry Services to provide important information about how domain name fraud is affecting the financial services industries, including banking and insurance, and what businesses and consumers can do to protect themselves online. While some new top-level domains (such as fTLD's .BANK and .INSURANCE) provide protection for trademark owners, the availability of nearly 1,000 new … Continue reading...

Warranties and Representations on Purchasing Domain Names: What are they Worth?

The WIPO Final Report published in April 1999, from which sprung the UDRP the following October, is useful in shedding light on what the assembled constituencies had in mind in agreeing to particularly contentious issues. One of those issues was whether registrants had to actively search trademark records before purchasing domain names. Other than paragraph 2 of the Policy which codifies registrants' representations, there is no guidance as to what registrants must do, at a minimum, to verify that their … Continue reading...

Highest Reported Domain Name Sales on April 30th,2016

Washingtoncounty-ga.com was the highest reported domain name sale on APril 30th,2016. The domain name changed hands for $4,850.

According to namebio.com, there were 171 domain name sales on APril 30th,2016, totaling $84,671 .

Here are the highest reported domain name sales on APril 30th,2016:

washingtoncounty-ga.com     $4,850     GoDaddy
ygw.net     $3,166     NameJet
klir.com     $2,755     GoDaddy
microlend.com     $2,700     GoDaddy
veintreatment.com     $2,550     NameJet
decenthuman.com     $2,275     GoDaddy
seoworkshop.com     $2,026     GoDaddy
01119.com     $2,003     GoDaddy
zongmao.com     $1,751     DropCatch
xijuren.com     $1,561     DropCatch
gh3.com     $1,550     NameJet
serenity.org     $1,550     Flippa… Continue reading...

Guess Files Complaint For Salon-Guess.com Domain Name

Guess has recently filed a complaint against the owner of Salon-Guess.com domain name.

The company filed the complaint with the National Arbitration Forum on April 19,2016.

According to whois records, Salon-Guess.com was first registered in November 2015.

The National Arbitration Forum will examine over the next days if the domain name is confusingly similar to Guess’ trademark,if the current owner has rights over it and if the domain is being used in bad faith . The disputed domainname will be … Continue reading...

Google Files COmplaint For Two-Google Related Domain Names

Google has recently filed a complaint against the owner of wallet-google.com, wallet-help-center-google.com domain names.

The company filed the complaint with the National Arbitration Forum on April 5,2016.

According to whois records, wallet-google.com was registered in March,2016 while wallet-help-center-google.com was registered in February 2016.

The National Arbitration Forum will examine over the next days if the domain names are confusingly similar to Google’s trademark,if the current owner has rights over it and if the domains are being used in bad faith … Continue reading...

Highest Reported Domain Name Sales on APril 29th,2016

PrescriptionOnly.com was the highest reported domain name sale on APril 29th,2016. The domain name changed hands for $10,000.

There were 213 domain name sales on APril 29th,2016, totaling $139,922 .

Here are the highest reported domain name sales on APril 29th,2016:

prescriptiononly.com     $10,000     Sedo
money.io     $7,300     Flippa
toner24.com     $6,831     Sedo
constructionpros.com     $3,337     GoDaddy
financecollective.com     $3,000     BuyDomains
idealcurves.com     $3,000     BuyDomains
urbantravel.com     $2,600     NameJet
mqy.net     $2,460     NameJet
standardauto.com     $2,400     BuyDomains
coursecatalyst.com     $2,200     BuyDomains
27563.com     $2,099     NameJet
gridrock.com     $2,030     BuyDomains
kkbobo.com     $2,000     GoDaddy… Continue reading...

Guess Files Complaint for Guess-factory.net Domain Name

Guess has recently filed a complaint against the owner of Guesssoldesparis.com domain name.

The company filed the complaint with the National Arbitration Forum on April 26,2016.

According to whois records, Guess-factory.net was first registered in March,2016.

The National Arbitration Forum will examine over the next days if the domain name is confusingly similar to Guess’
trademark,if the current owner has rights over it and if the domain is being used in bad faith . The disputed domain
name will be … Continue reading...

Verisign Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter of 2016

Verisign has recently reported the financial results and details about .com and .net domain name registrations and renewals for the first quarter of 2016.

Business Highlights include :


    Verisign Registry Services added 2.65 million net new names during the first quarter, ending with 142.5 million .com and .net domain names in the domain name base, which represents a 7.1 percent increase over the base at the end of the first quarter in 2015.
    In the first quarter, Verisign processed 10.0 … Continue reading...