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  • 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

    … was homecare.com, which sold for $350,000. But that deal actually closed before the live event began, leaving .CLUB Domains’ wine.club at the top of the sold list with a winning $140,000 bid. Despite the sale, registry CEO Colin Campbell — evidently disappointed he had not placed a higher reserve on the name, expressed some seller’s remorse on Twitter…

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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 london.domains, vegas.domains, tokyo.domains and nyc.domains. ROTD, the new gTLD venture launched by Mike Berkens and Monte Cahn, acquired these premium…

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