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Tag Archives: domain registration

May, 2009

  • 27 May

    NETCOM.cm launches .CM Toplevel Domains

    The Cameroon-based domain registry in charge of the Country Code Top Level Domains (ccTLD) for the Republic of Cameroon has announced that the .cm TLD will be available this summer. NETCOM.cm Sarl is based in Yaounde, Cameroon and provides services to countries in central Africa, including domain name registrations and …

  • 26 May

    How I started my own web host (Part 1)

    Ten years ago, I had a life-changing experience, one that I wanted to share with the world. The world wide web was still in its early years, but being both a writer and someone who loved trying new technology, I decided to make my first web page. What began as …

  • 21 May

    Bank of America receives a split settlement in domain dispute

    For cybersquatters, the recent Bank of America merger with Merrill Lynch was seen as a golden opportunity to snatch up some related domain names. One company, Webadviso, seized that opportunity, registering bofaml.com, mlbofa.com, bofamerrill.com, and merrillbofa.com. According to ICANN policy on domain name trademark disputes, the National Arbitration Forum heard …

  • 21 May

    200,000th .Tel Domain Registered

    Telnic, the UK-based .tel registrar, sent out a press release yesterday announcing that after two months of general availability, 200,000 .tel domains have been registered. Telnic CEO Khashayar Mahdavi had quite a bit to say about the event: This is a truly remarkable milestone considering current economic conditions and with …

  • 19 May

    Protect Your Domain

    Every year around this time, I start receiving invoices in my mailbox from a domain registration company informing me that I need to renew my domain names. The problem is, I never registered my domains with that company in the first place. I have about ten domain names all registered …

  • 18 May

    Is Domain Speculation Fair?

    Since the early days of the web, enterprising individuals have been buying up and hoarding potentially valuable domains in droves. Called domain speculators, many associate these people with the gold miners of the old American West. EURid, the non-profit registry of the .eu TLD, estimates that as many as 50% …

  • 18 May

    Nigeria Attains Full Control of .ng ccTLD

    After a long process, Nigeria has now gained full local management of the ccTLD (country code Top Level Domain) .ng, representing Nigeria. On May 13, Versign performed the root server changes, approved by ICANN, that effectively turned over control of the ccTLD to the Internet Registration Association of Nigeria (NIRA). …

  • 15 May

    Finding out more about a domain with Whois

    Whether you are interested in buying a domain name, initiating a trademark dispute, offering a business deal to the owners, or simple good old fashioned spying, there are plenty of online tools available to help make your job a little easier. One of the most commonly used domain information gathering …

  • 14 May

    Determining Domain Name Value: Part II

    In Determining Domain Name Value: Part I, two important aspects of domain name value were discussed. Not only is it necessary to take a name’s extension into consideration when doing an evaluation, but keyword popularity is very important, too. These two factors are just the tip of the iceberg. There …

  • 13 May

    Determining Domain Name Value: Part I

    After registering a domain, some may ask the question, “How much is my name worth?” Most see a domain as just an address for their website, a mile marker of sorts. The right name can help drive traffic to a website, but like a piece of land or stock, can …