• Rightside to auction “xyz” domains at NamesCon

    … .xyz made a bit of a splash with domain investors in 2015, but is the meaningless string “xyz” inherently attractive? Even at the second level? Rightside seems to think so. The registry, which does not operate .xyz, is planning to auction at least four “xyz” domains during next Monday’s live auction at the NamesCon conference in Las Vegas…

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  • Seller’s remorse despite .club leading $1m NamesCon auction

    … The Right Of The Dot and SnapNames auction here at the NamesCon conference in Las Vegas last night raised just shy of $1 million, in what attendees broadly seem to agree was a successful event. The grand total was $990,851, with 87 out of the 134 lots hitting their reserve and selling during the live/online bidding. Leading the pack…

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  • ROTD lends geo names to CentralNic registrar push

    … CentralNic and Right Of The Dot have teamed up to offer a series of geographically themed registrar storefronts for new gTLDs. Under a joint venture, the companies are launching sites such as,, and ROTD, the new gTLD venture launched by Mike Berkens and Monte Cahn, acquired these premium…

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