A look back at December in the domain world.
It’s time to kick-off 2017! The domain name investor community’s biggest annual meeting is on tap for Las Vegas later this month, and the energy will certainly be buzzing. But before we close out 2016, let’s take a quick look at the top five stories on Domain Name Wire last month:
1. The most surprising new TLDs so far – I opined on which new TLDs have surprised me the most, both good and bad.
2. The Unhappy Decline of Oversee.net – New details about the decline of Oversee.net, which once owned DomainSponsor, have come to light thanks to a lawsuit from one of the company’s co-founders.
3. The new domain transfer policy goes into effect today. Here’s what you need to know. – Here’s how to avoid getting trapped with the new registrant transfer policy.
4. GoDaddy is buying NamesCon – GoDaddy’s $1.79 billion acquisition of Host Europe Group will include the NamesCon conference.
If you need something to listen to on the plane ride to Vegas, here are last month’s podcast episodes.