Last month we told you about a major domain hijacking incident in which more than a dozen names were stolen from industry pioneer Warren Weitzman’s account at eNom. The stolen domains are back where they belong now and both Weitzman and eNom tell us how the thief (at least temporarily) made off with the names.
TRAFFIC is going back to Las Vegas for a big show at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino January 21-23. That is just 3 days before Oversee’s DOMAINfest Global in Santa Monica and Domainer Mardi Gras follows only 2 weeks later. That is 3 major shows in a 23-day stretch prompting a reader to ask “Are these guys nuts!?”
Top Level Domain Holdings, Ltd. today announced that it has completed a merger with Minds + Machines, a leading registry services provider for top-level domains. TLDH is focused exclusively on acquiring and operating the new top-level domains that ICANN plans to start rolling out early next year.
Organizers of the Domainer Mardi Gras conference announced today that they will be back in the Big Easy next February at a new location in the French Quarter. In another show note, the Castello Brothers, who were keynote speakers at this month’s Domain Convergence Conference in Toronto, give the show high marks.
Richard Gabriel, the man who sold Auction.com for $1.7 million in March has just closed another blockbuster deal, moving DropShippers.com for $1.5 million in a private transaction.