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Archive for February, 2008

The economics of domain disputes

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Another day, another well known name involved in a domain name dispute. This time it’s The Economist, which has failed to wrestle control of theeconomist.com from a chap called Jason...




The longest domain in the world?

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For some reason, conversation in the office earlier this week turned to long domain names. Specifically, we were wondering what the longest domain name in the world is. A quick...


How to avoid domain name scams

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There’s a nice post over on the Tucows blog warning about fake domain name renewal notices. Tucows is a wholesale domain name registrar, so the advice is aimed mainly at...


All aboard for record-breaking domain sale

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We’ve written before about the most expensive domain names ever. And just last week, a new price record was set for a .co.uk domain. As the Register notes, the domain...


A must for any domain geek’s office wall

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Whilst surfing the typography forums in a bid to find the perfect logo typeface, I stumbled across a very interesting example of map making. A stroke of design genius, the...



Officially the biggest web host in the UK

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We don’t usually like to show off too much, but some research landed in our inbox the other day which says we’re officially the biggest web host in the UK....


MySpace awarded myspace.co.uk

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A high-profile domain name dispute came to an end earlier this week. MySpace, the News Corporation-owned social networking site won the right to have the domain name myspace.co.uk transferred to it....