Recent Domain News

O, .Co! Overstock.com Goes with O.co Coliseum

Big Stadium gets a .Co brand. When the .co registry announced last week that it had broken through the one million domains registered barrier, Overstock.com (NASDAQ: OSTK) said it had another big .co related announcement on tap for today. And here it is: the company will name the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum (where the Oakland Raiders and Oakland Athletics play) the O.co Coliseum. The company bought six year naming rights in April. Big props to Elliot Silver for being the first (I believe) to suggest that these naming rights could involve .co.

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One in 10 PCs susceptible to malware attack

Miya Knights, V3.co.uk , Thursday 22 July 2010 at 18:15:00 AVG reveals huge number of machines vulnerable to Eleonore toolkit AVG Research is claiming that one in 10 of all PCs is infected by malware controlled by cybercriminals using the Eleonore exploit toolkit. The security software firm monitored 165 domains controlled by cybercriminals using the commercial attack software toolkit over a …

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Rankin Commercial Properties launches new sub domains for Cary Office Space Listings.

Rankin Commercial Properties released multiple sub domains this week for Cary Office Space listings in Cary, NC. Raleigh, NC (RCPNEWS) 22, June 2010 Rankin Commercial Properties announced new sub domains being launched featuring individual properties and their marketing materials.

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David Olive joins ICANN as VP Policy Development Support

ICANN has named David Olive Vice President of Policy Development Support. Olive ends his 20 year tenure at Fujitsu where he most recently was General Manager and Chief Corporate Representative in the Washington office and will join ICANN on February 15th, 2010. He has also served as a member of the Commercial Board of Directors of TechAmerica and as the Public Policy Chairman for the World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA), a consortium of over 70 information technology industry associations from economies around the world. “ICANN is undoubtedly one of the most important entities on the globe in terms of Internet governance,” said Olive

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Report Card: TV Advertising for Geo Web Sites

After 6 months, how have my TV commercial’s fared? Six months ago I started advertising my Lakeway web site on cable TV. A few people have asked how it’s working. The answer is tricky. If the goal were merely to drive traffic to Lakeway.com, I’d say it’s not worth the cost.

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