Archive for April, 2009

Is Twittersquatting the New Cybersquatting?

Is “Twittersquatting” the new Cybersquatting? Pingdom.com says it is and they have some interesting facts to back up their case. Elsewhere the ICA files a Friend of the Court brief in the Kentucky domain seizure case.

First Newspapers, Now Magazines. New Data Shows the Bloodbath Expanding in Old Media

The Internet is the ONLY media platform expected to see a growth in ad revenues this year. Everyone knows newspapers have become basket cases but new data shows magazines are taking a fierce beating too. Declines in ad revenue in the first quarter of 2…

Keynote Speaker Named for T.R.A.F.F.I.C. Silicon Valley

The keynote speaker has been selected for the T.R.A.F.F.I.C. Silicon Valley conference coming up April 27-30 in Santa Clara, California. He is Scott Klososky, a man who has been growing technology companies for more than 20 years, including one he jus…

GoDaddy Sued for Alleged Cybersquatting in Their Domain Parking Program

GoDaddy is being sued for alleged cybersquatting in their domain parking program. Ubid, Inc. filed the suit in a U.S. District Court, asserting that GoDaddy is diverting Internet traffic to deceptive parked domains in violation of the Anticybersquattin…

$250,000 Domain Tops New DN Journal Chart & ccTLDs Take 3 Spots in the Top Ten

The new weekly domain sales report is out at DNJournal.com. Last month Richard Gabriel sold Auction.com for $1.7 million in the year’s third biggest domain sale to date. Gabriel is back on our weekly Top 20 chart this week, but this time as the buyer o…

Moniker Releases T.R.A.F.F.I.C. Silicon Valley Auction Catalog With Over 5,500 Domains

The complete catalog for Moniker’s live and extended online domain auctions at this month’s T.R.A.F.F.I.C. Silicon Valley conference has been released showing over 5,500 domains scheduled to go on the block.

Good News for Domains: Time Says "The New Internet Start-Up Boom" is Underway

Last month we wrote about seeing a nice uptick in domain sales to small business end users. The new issue of Time Magazine confirmed that something is going on in an article titled “The New Internet Start-Up Boom.” Many who have lost jobs in the recess…