27 December 2012

FreshDirect Domain Name Glitch

FreshDirect Goes Dark After a Domain Name Glitch
New York Times (blog)
It was a blue Christmas for FreshDirect, the Long Island City-based company that delivers groceries to homes throughout New York City and its suburbs. For a significant chunk of the holiday, visitors to the company's Web site reported finding only a ...

Fresh Direct Fiasco: Company Criticized After Domain Name Mess
And when word spread that all the troubles may have been caused because Fresh Direct didn't renew their domain name, well then the Twitter pitchforks really came out. But it seems people may have turned on their delivery overlords a bit too quickly.

10 Questions to Ask a Domain Broker
Elliot's Blog (blog)
Hiring a domain broker is an effective way to sell a domain name. Reputable domain brokers will know most of the buyers within the domain industry, and more importantly, they know how to reach out to end user buyers to sell a domain name. They also ...

For sale: 'Freedom'
New York Post
No, it is not the land under the yet-to-be-completed skyscraper, but the websitedomain — FreedomTower.com — that is being offered for sale. Florida accountant Frank Martinez actually bought it way back in 1996, long before any of us was indelibly...

New York Post

4 domains in Stephen Colbert's latest book (and one you can buy for $100)
Domain Name Wire
It comes in 3-D, which should be music to the ears of domain name investors that spent money registering ridiculous 3-D domain names. Colbert says 3-D movies make a lot of money, so he figured why not throw it in his book. I noticed four domain names ...

New Names, New Domains, New Internet Coming in 2013
There's now a base of more than 246 million domain names, according the latest Domain NameIndustry Brief report from VeriSign. Today, the most common generic top-level domains are well-known and well-used, including .com, .gov, .edu, .org, .net and ...

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