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New Developments at Four Companies Join Continuing Illness Investigation in the News

After spending most of the past two weeks focused on the outbreak of illnesses that followed this month’s DOMAINfest conference, we have some catching up to do. So, while health officials continue their investigation we have updates on new developments at NameMedia, T.R.A.F.F.I.C., Boxcar.com and DomainTools.com.

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Trio of Six-Figure Sales Set the Pace for the Domain Aftermarket Over the Past Two Weeks

The new weekly domain sales report is out at DNJournal.com. The new column actually covers two weeks worth of data since we were away last week for the DOMAINfestGlobal conference. The top three sales from the past two weeks also rank as the three biggest sales reported so far in 2011.

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Want to Be Your Own Registrar? Free Webinar Will Tell You How to Do It & What It Costs

A free webinar coming up two weeks from today will be of interest to anyone considering becoming their own ICANN accredited registrar as many other major players in the domain industry have already done. The webinar, titled Demystifying ICANN Accreditation, will run from 2-3pm U.S. Eastern time on January 20,

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Tuscany, Italy & Prague Ready to Welcome the Domain World + Global Domain Regs Rise Again

Today in the Lowdown at DNJournal.com: the next stop on SedoPro World Tour is coming up two weeks from now in Tuscany, Italy, right after Prague’s DOMAINfest Europe. We have new details on both shows + highlights from Verisign’s latest quarterly Domain Brief showing a nice jump in global domain registrations.

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Previously Undisclosed 600K Sale is One of 3 Blockbusters at Top of DN Journal Sales Report

The new weekly DN Journal domain sales report is out (this one actually covers two weeks since we were away for a conference last week). Three blockbusters lead our expanded Top 40 sales chart and one of those is a previously unreported $600,000 sale handled by Moniker’s brokerage service.

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Domain Sales Activity is Light in the First Full Week of the Aftermarket’s 2009 Season

After two weeks that were shortened by major holidays, the domain aftermarket just logged its first full week of 2009. Ironically, while sales held up surprisingly well over the holiday season, a lot of buyers seem to have gone on vacation while everyone else was returning to work this week. We have all of the reported sales industry wide.

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The Lowdown on Why GeoDomainer.com Has Been Down

Today in The Lowdown at DNJournal.com: The scoop on why social networking site GeoDomainer.com has been inaccessible the past two weeks, details on a big .mobi auction starting tomorrow at Sedo and the reason why Afilias VP/CTO Ram Mohan was appointed to a special position on ICANN’s Board of Directors.

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