One Million Domains for .CO Registry

The .Co Registry announced that it passed one million registrations this week, less than one year from its global launch in July 2010. The one millionth domain name was officially registered at GoDaddy.com, the largest retailer of .CO domain names globally. “Entrepreneurs and innovative businesses around the globe are adopting .CO web… [[ This is […]

Sedo Domain Market Study – Q4 2010

Domain marketplace Sedo released its Q4 Domain Market Study today. Sedo now hosts over 18 million domain names and produced over 100 million in total sales for 2010 (the first time it has broken that barrier), providing further proof that the domain name industry is alive and well. “The growth in Sedo’s marketplace has been… […]

Farm Bureau Hints Facebook Paid $8.5M For FB.com

Farmers and ranchers with ties to the American Farm Bureau Federation may want to call the nonprofit and see if it happens to be doing anything special.  Farm Bureau should have more than a few dollars to spare, since it turns out the sale of FB.com to Facebook probably netted it around $8.5 million. As […]

This Has Been a Test: GoDaddy Makes .COM Default Again

Yesterday we noted that popular domain name registrar GoDaddy made .CO the default top-level domain for newly registered domain names. Now GoDaddy has returned the default to .COM — the initial switch was apparently just a test. But that doesn’t…

PETA and Meat Company Battle to Score Sex.com

Sex.com is the most valuable domain name in the world (for obvious reasons). Right now it’s up for sale, and two of the prospective buyers might surprise you: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and a California meat company called BullWhip. PETA published a letter requesting that Sex.com’s owners donate the domain name […]