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Archive for February, 2008

The economics of domain disputes


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 from a chap called Jason...

The longest domain in the world?


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


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...

Reaction to our Chris Anderson interview


Last month’s interview with Chris Anderson is one of the most popular posts we’ve ever put on this blog, and it attracted a bit of comment in the blogosphere. If you missed...

All aboard for record-breaking domain sale


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

A must for any domain geek’s office wall


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...