Archive for November, 2010

FMA Wins Domain Dispute for VEDA.com and It’s a Wild One

Domain goes through UDRP for a second time. Future Media Architects (FMA) has won another UDRP, this time for the generic four character domain name Veda.com. That FMA won is not a surprise, but the history of this domain name and some of the complainant’s accusations make this case more interesting. Complainant VEDA GmbH actually […]

Afternic DLS Sells Hobbies.com For $297,500

Sedo and Afternic have been so kind to send us a few selected sales from their and their clients domain portfolios for the Week 47 of 2011. The top 5 sales were: Hobbies.com for $297,500 USD (AfternicDLS) wuye.com for $43,500 USD (Sedo) BornRich.com for $38,000 USD (Sedo) Like.me for $26,500 USD (Sedo) baloncesto.com for 19,000 […]

DomainsBot to Prominently Feature .CO in Search Results of Leading Domain Name … – YAHOO!

Used by most of the world’s premier domain name retailers, such as Go Daddy … to find the best available domain name alternatives when their first-choice domain names are already taken. It is an especially potent intelligence tool for technology …

Major Expansion at PPX Produces New Domain Consulting, Management & Monetization Options 

PPX International, the rapidly growing company headed by 2010 Domainer of the Year Gregg McNair, has been working overtime the past few months putting the finishing touches on a host of new services. The PPX initiatives are aimed at making them a lead…

Hobbies.com Goes from Bankrupty Auction to Aftermarket (and Triples in Price)

Hobbies.com sale provides a nice return to the seller. Afternic brokered the sale of Hobbies.com this past week for $297,500, giving the seller a nice profit. The domain name has an interesting history. It was purchased along with iToys.com in the eToys bankruptcy auction back in February 2009 for $102,000. So even if iToys.com is […]

US seizes domain names of 82 websites – Financial Times

US authorities invoked tough asset-forfeiture laws to seize the domain names of 82 websites accused of aiding the sale of counterfeit goods or assisting with digital piracy, the most sweeping use of the statutes thus far against illicit online activity…

Interview with $570k Buyer of HomeownersInsurance.com

Big domain purchase made sense for buyer. It’s always interesting to get inside someone’s mind after they make a major domain name purchase. Earlier today HomeInsurance.com CEO Carlos Lagomarsino was kind enough to give me some insight into his $570,000 purchase of HomeownersInsurance.com, which was announced today. Lagomarsino is obviously an expert in the home […]