MarkMonitor Publishes New gTLD Quarterly Report for Q1 2020

 DomainInvesting.com: MarkMonitor is one of the leading brand protection and domain name management companies. The company has many Fortune 500 customers, and it also works with a variety of businesses of all sizes – from startups to major corporations. In its position, it has a very good view of the domain name landscape and can offer […]
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CSC removes reference to “retiring” new gTLD domain after retiring new gTLD domain

 DomainIncite.com: The corporate registrar and new gTLD management consultant CSC Global has ditched a new gTLD domain in favor of a .com, but edited its announcement after the poor optics became clear. In a brief blog post this week, the company wrote: We’re retiring cscdigitalbrand.services to give you a more user-friendly interface at cscdbs.c…
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CSC moves from a New gTLD to a .com domain

 OnlineDomain.com: CSC, a brand protection agency (among others), announced today that its Digital Brand Services branch is moving from a New gTLD (cscdigitalbrand.services) to a .com (cscdbs.com) domain. CSC started using the (long) .services domain name in 2016 but now they have chosen to retire it. “We’re retiring cscdigitalbrand.services to g…
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Future Goes Viral with New gTLD Music Hunt

 DomainInvesting.com: Musician Future sent fans on a music hunt across 149 different domain names to find music “leaked” from Future’s new album. The viral tweet announcing this Internet scavenger hunt of sorts was shared this afternoon on Future’s Twitter feed: https://t.co/kwwYTSQMiX — FUTURE/FREEBANDZ (@1future) May 14, 2020 Whe…
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1-800-Flowers is going after 1800.Flowers GTLD owner

 RobbiesBlog.com: 1-800-Flowers is a popular online florist who vigorously protects their brand has raised a number of disputes over the years, They launched case number D2020-0852 against the owner of 1800.Flowers, The domain name was registered on the 4th of December 2019 and is under privacy protection with 101 domains holding page – The regi…
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Four more dot-brands join the gTLD deadpool

 DomainIncite.com: Four big-brand gTLDs have asked ICANN to terminate their contracts so far this year, bringing the total number of voluntarily discontinued strings to 73. Notable among the terminations are two of the three remaining gTLDs being held by luxury goods maker Richemont, both of them Chinese-language generics. It’s dumped .珠宝 (.xn--p…
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Two Letter gTLD “My.Life” Said To Be Sold for Whopping $175k, Buyer Unconfirmed

 StrategicRevenue.com: PALM BEACH, FL – According to several reports, the 2 letter gTLD “My.Life” has been sold in a transaction valued at $ 175,000.00, with $ 100,000.00 paid up front in cash, and $ 75,000.00 to be paid by the end of the year. The sale was confirmed by a tweet from the Donuts Twitter account  and by Elliot […]
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GTLD – Contactless.Delivery – Have you been requesting Contactless Delivery?

 RobbiesBlog.com: Contactless.Delivery – Do you use it? So many of the original readers to RobbiesBlog.com know that this was set up mainly to talk about domain names, however, I am planning to write more about multiple numbers of topics and I understand some won’t be of interest to Domainers like the two post seen this week […] The …
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Downtime at #eNom reveals a handy TLD, gTLD and ccTLD chart

 DomainGang.com: Domain registrar eNom is having a scheduled downtime for some of its functions currently. In particular, the following activities are offline at the time of this post: Availability Checks Whois Services Domain Purchases Domain Renewals Domain Updates That’s pretty much anything you need to do with managing your domains at eNom!…
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