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  • 21 end user domain sales (including some big buyers)

    1. BY - Sep 26, 2012
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    21 end user domain name sales from the past week.

    This week’s end user domain sales report includes a shop that’s probably at your local mall, a big online university, and cosmetics giant Loreal.


    Thomson Reuters bought for $4,200. I’m not sure what it stands for.

    Used Gym Equipment, LLC paid $1,988 for to accompany its

    Harris Research, Inc., owner of the ChemDry franchise, bought for $1,277.

    Personal injury lawyer Bob Goldwater bought for $1,488.

    Business communications company MessageMind bought for $1,277.

    The Recycle Depot in California shortened its URL from to for $1,800. (The .com is owned by a well known domainer.)

    MyCommunityLife, a social media service for groups, bought for $1,850.

    CRS Travel Solutions bought for $1,088.

    Yankee Candle, the store you can smell from all the way across the mall, bought for $3,396.

    Niche Inc., maker of military cargo parachutes, bought for $1,275. Its existing web site is

    First Dakota National Bank bought for $1,595. It has an agriculture equipment financing program called IronCountry.

    American Petroleum Institute picked up for $2,195.

    The group behind bought for $1,400.

    Schneider Publishing, which produces events and publications including some sports ones, bought for $1,941.

    Cosmetics giant Loreal bought for $1,050. It does not own

    Codecademy, which recently defended its domain name in a UDRP, bought for $1,000. It’s a much better domain than

    Finally…not necessarily and end user sale but an interesting one., an alternate name for the Innocence of Muslims video that is making news, sold for $1,000. It was sold by Mike Mann’s DomainMarket. For some reason the whois record at GoDaddy is null.


    Western Governors University, an online university founded by the governors of 19 U.S. states, bought for $1,358. I assume it’s to promote information technology degrees, not Italy.

    Online t-shirt design site bought for $1,450.

    Denver County Court paid $1,150 for

    WISE — World Institute of Scientology Enterprises — paid 800 EUR for

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