Archive for October, 2008

BoycottKentucky.com Asks Domainers to Call That State’s Governor Today

BoycottKentucky.com is asking domain owners to call the office of Kentucky governor Steve Beshear en masse today to express their displeasure with his attempt to take over 141 gambling related domain names through a highly controversial claim that the…

Our Early Voting Experience and Online Polls Where You Can Cast a Ballot

The U.S. presidential election won’t be held until Tuesday but thousands of web surfers have been casting their votes in online polls for weeks now. We’ll tell you about a couple you can participate in and a little about our experiences voting for real…

Congratulations to Michele Neylon

Congratulations to Michele Neylon, who has won two categories this evening at the IIA Net Visionary Awards Irish Internet Association’s 2008 Net Visionary Awards. Michele won for both Best Business Blogger, and Online Marketing categories. CONGRATULATIONS, Michele! Tags: Etc

Daughter of Domainer Rob Grant is Breaking Out in the Music Business

Lizzy Grant, the daughter of veteran domainer Rob Grant, is making a splash in the music business. Lizzy has just released her first record (available on iTunes) and also has a new video out that is creating quite a buzz in the music blogosphere.

A Quartet of Six-Figure Domain Sales Lead New DN Journal Chart

The new weekly DNJournal.com domain sales report is out with four six-figure sales and a flood of completed live auction sales leading the aftermarket hit parade.

Ari Bayme Replaces Geodomain Giant Dan Pulcrano as CEO at MovieTimes.com

Ari Bayme, is taking over as CEO at Movie Times, Inc., a company that owns a portfolio of several thousand movie related domain names and operates the popular entertainment portal MovieTimes.com. Chairman Dan Pulcrano (a giant in the geodomain space) s…

ICANN Posts Draft Guidelines for NewTLD Applications

This just in, the new TLD process guidelines are posted, as promised by ICANN a few weeks in advance of the Cairo Public meeting. http://www.icann.org/en/topics/new-gtld-draft-rfp-24oct08-en.pdf Tags: ICANN NewTLDs