It was another exciting week in the domain name industry. Here’s a look back.
Domain Registry of America may finally get cut off from ICANN. The notorious company that sends misleading domain renewal notices to domain owners has been suspended by ICANN and a full termination may be coming.
Sedo is planning a big new TLD booth at September’s DMEXCO conference in Germany. Interested new TLD companies are invited to reach out to the company about participating.
Amazon and Google settled some new TLD contention sets this week. The two companies settled their differences over .talk, .you, .play, .dev and .drive. Amazon.com let .group go to Donuts in a 5-way race.
Heritage Auctions held a successful domain name auction on Thursday, grossing $774k. Top sales include Digital.com at $373,500 and Cute.com at $230,000. The downside was that the highly anticipated auction for Bitcoins.com was removed for legal reasons.
Google is registering “Music Key“ domain names. Is this the name of its new YouTube music service?
There were four public six figure domain name sales this week, DNJournal reports.
Disgraced celebrity chef Paula Deen was among the end users that bought domain names last week at Sedo.