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Did Facebook buy the domain name worldhack. com ?

Not sure if Facebook did. DNjournal.com reported last week that worldhack.com was sold through Sedo for 5000 USD. The registrant is still shows SEDO as the registrant, wich is normal when it comes to sales that go through Sedo and currently … Continue reading

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Warner Bros registers a whole bunch of Asia movie related domain names.

Not sure what the deal is. But they are popular movies and got the asia tag added to the title. The domain names are not resolving at this moment so no clues there. Anyways here is the list. 300battleofartemisia-asia.com argo-asia.com … Continue reading

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Multi-year registrations for *.UK

Bye bye 2 year registrations and renewals. Hello Multi year registrations ! However the pricing is a lil odd. From May 2012, the wholesale fee (for Nominet members) for a one-year registration will be £3.50 (+VAT), two years will stay … Continue reading

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Registries to waive autorenew few for Japanese Registrants.

IN/MOBI/ME/ME/INFO registries are waiving the autorenew for Japanese registrants. Japanese registrants got it a lil easier after all the misery they expierenced. Tho the registries cannot do this themselfs the Registrars can and are called upon to help out. There … Continue reading

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Eurid domain transfers.

Image by harry_nl via Flickr Eurid is currently conducting a survey regarding their domain transfer proces. As mentioned last year DNS BE wants to implement a token based transfer approach sorta like what Verisign is doing. Seems Eurid is heading … Continue reading

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Woolworths buys hardware.com.au for $33,000

Here comes the bla bla : The domain name market in Australia is heating up as SEO competition becomes even more fierce and the number of innovative URLs being created dwindles, one expert says, following a move by Woolworths to … Continue reading

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The new gTLD’s

How will it all play out when the new gTLD’s are being released ? Though the US Goverment is currently putting heat on ICANN and trying to block the proposal for new gTLD’s. Let’s have a look on the current … Continue reading

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New webinterface at NIC.ES

Image via Wikipedia Tomorrow nov 24 2010 NIC ES will introduce their new webinterface for .ES domain registrants. Not sure if all the changes are going to make it but NIC ES will try to deploy them tomorrow. The option … Continue reading

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Save my wallet,

Image by John & Mel Kots via Flickr Just read this on Domain Incite re savethechileren.org. These folks been around since 1930. And sure some people run a few scripts and registered a few variations.. Normally when you get hit … Continue reading

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.INFO price change effective July 1, 2011

Just received the below news from Afilias. This informs you that the .INFO fee for annual increments of initial and renewal domain name registrations (including renewals associated with transfers from one ICANN-accredited registrar to another) will change to a maximum … Continue reading

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