Back in April, I wrote this article that outlined how Affirm Inc. decided that they deserved the highly generic Australian domain name Affirm.com.au for themselves, FOR NO COMPENSATION, instead of the existing owner, who had legitimately owned it for 15 years.Read more
Domainer would like to introduce Backorder.com.au to the domain investor community with a few free basic tools to help you navigate the Australian domain name landscape.Read more
Drop.com.au have just banned me from bidding on their platform (the one and only AU domain auction platform) within minutes of me posting my previous article, a May 2021 Update on the Australian domain industry.Read more
Uniregistry give up on Australian domain names. auDA Board minutes. New Drop Catcher update, and more…Read more
In what will be “music to the ears” of domain investors and other online entrepreneurs, Domainer can now reveal that development is well underway for a new drop catching platform quite aptly called DropCatcher.com.au
The team behind this venture comprises some well-respected and trusted industry veterans.
Domainer has been told that the momentum behind this new platform was as a result of Trellian (owners of Drop.com.au) buying out Netfleet, and effectively creating a monopoly in the .au market place.Read more
The clock is definitely ticking louder for me, so the time has come to seriously trim my portfolio.
I am putting up a private website that is going to list at least 10 domains daily. This should be ready in the next two weeks.
As anyone who has dealt with me in the past can testify, my pricing has always been very generous. And it is going to be even more so now. I’m a domainer by nature, and my modus operandi has always been to turn over and trade my stock.Read more
There has been a lot of recent discussion about our (current) sole expired domain name marketplace in Australia – Drop.com.au. Most of this has revolved around a perceived lack of transparency during and after the bidding process; and the incremental levels of bids a bidder may need to place.
Today Domainer wants to show you how our Kiwi cousins do it. Judge for yourself which you prefer.Read more
I thought we were supposed to be able to see through the windows at Drop.com.au now?Read more
The City of Parramatta Council (“The Council”) was last week officially found “guilty” of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking with regards the domain name Parramatta.com.au. For those that may not know what that means, in simple terms, they filed a dispute / complaint against the long standing registrant of this valuable premium domain name in order to try and have it transferred to them for free! And they lost spectacularly.Read more
Affirm Inc. recently engaged law firm DLA Piper, most notably Robynne Sanders and Adnan Meher, to file an auDRP in an attempt to try to rip the domain name away from the current owners, with no payment or compensation.Read more
In this week’s Snippets, we look at some recent controversy involving Drop.com.au; more on a potential new drop catcher; two interesting domain complaints; and finally. a very nice sale!Read more