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Deloitte confirms TLD domain name application for .deloitte

| April 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

TweetDeloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited has confirmed that it has applied to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to use the top level domain (TLD) of .deloitte. The move will give the audit, tax, consulting and corporate finances firm a personalised online presence and comes ahead of the ICANN deadline. Heather Hancock, managing [...]

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Firms fined for ‘typosquatting’ domain names

| February 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

TweetTwo companies which used “typosquatting” to mislead customers have been fined £100,000 each. A typosquatted site is one which poses as a well-known website and takes advantage of customers who miss-type the web address. These companies register domain names that are similar to a brand (in this case ‘Wikapedia’ and ‘Twtter’) and then target users who accidentally [...]

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KeyDrive takes control of Snapnames and Moniker from Oversee.net

| February 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

TweetWell it appears that KeyDrive S.A. has acquired Moniker and Snapnames from oversee.net. Not a surprise here since the companies have been hit hard with low sales volume and a fall in service levels. What will happen now that the business units have been acquired is anyone’s guess. After the takeover of Moniker in January 2012 [...]

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Internet Grows to Nearly 220 Million Domain Names in 3rd Quarter

| December 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

TweetAlmost five million domain names were added to the Internet during the third quarter of 2011. This brings the total number of registered domain names to nearly 220 million worldwide across all domain extenstions according to VeriSign, Inc. VRSN -0.24% , provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Read the entire story here Tweet

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What Google’s Algorithm Change and De-Listing Parking Sites Means to YOU!

| December 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

TweetOn December 1 2011, Google made a change in its search algorithm that will affect every domain name owner that owns a domain name and exercises the option to park that domain. As part of Google’s goal to supply relevant and pertinent results, Google’s Algorithm now detects parked web pages and essentially delists them automatically. [...]

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.sydney and .melbourne domain names being pushed

| October 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Tweet THE NSW and Victorian governments have teamed up to enter the domain name business with plans to commercialise .sydney and .melbourne top level name spaces. The pair has released a joint tender calling for a domain registry operator to develop a business case to run the two domains and pay annual licence fees to [...]

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Press Release | The first “.com only” Aftermarket Domain Name Auction Website Launched

| October 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

TweetWe are proud to announce the launch of Dot Com YOU, the first online aftermarket .com only domain name auction website on the Internet. We hope that our website will help businesses and startup entrepreneurs find the right .com domain name at our website. Rather than sorting through millions of inferior extensions such as .biz, [...]

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