Mozilla buys domain names for open web game.
It used to be that domain name marketplaces saw a sales slowdown over major Western holidays, particularly Christmas. Now, there’s another holiday that dials things back: Chinese New Year.
Sedo handled about $1 million worth of domain name sales last week. This is in line with many weeks last year, but below recent weeks propped up by Chinese buyers. But with “everyone” in China on vacation, it’s back to the old norm for a couple weeks. Perhaps this is a buying opportunity on auction platforms?
Mozilla, which releases the FireFox browsers, was among the end users buying domain names last week. It is clearly getting ready to release a game/marketing push about the open web.
Here’s a look at these end user domain name sales from the past week: Click to continue reading…