TOP 15 DOMAIN RENEWAL BLOOPERS AND LESSONS LEARNED

Most of the time, companies are good at keeping their domain registrations renewed. But, from time to time, renewals do fall through corporate cracks. Often, this is because expiry notification emails get lost because employees have left the company. With services like auto-renew, multi-year domain registrations, registrar notification emails, and domain management companies, domain expirations just shouldn’t be happening anymore! We’ve compiled the top 15 domain renewal bloopers, organized from kind of sad to totally tragic: #15     HOTMAIL.CO.UK (2003) Hotmail.co.uk expired in October 2003 and the domain was grabbed up... Read The Rest →

The Rise of .TV: A Drop in the .COM Bucket

We may have finally found a good reason to get off the couch and stop watching so much TV. Yes, the Red Hot Chili Peppers inspired millions when they sang “Throw Away Your Television,” although no one is actually throwing it away. They’re just getting up and walking over to the computer room. Over the past several years, cable companies have been losing subscriptions as consumers move to on-demand streaming services such as Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime. According to Bruce Leichtman, an analyst at Leichtman Research Group, more Americans... Read The Rest →

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