Uniregistry : Sequential WHOIS shield emails attract unscrupulous spammers
Posted on Tuesday February 24, 2015
I never had any issues with Uniregistry that were not dealt with swiftly. As part of a group of people that beta-tested the domain registry platform before its launch, I assisted with the initial round of debugging its processes. As a systems analyst and UX professional, I made suggestions about the flow and presentation of […]
Verify domain ownership before placing a bid on a domain auction
Posted on Sunday February 22, 2015
I’m an impulsive domain buyer, and I’ve made that clear in every venue or domain forum that I participate at. When a great deal is presented, time is often of the essence. As much as one must seize an opportunity, the associated risk can be costly. Imagine bidding on, and winning a domain auction or […]
Adobe Photoshop is now 25 years old
Posted on Friday February 20, 2015
Adobe Photoshop ranks among the most widely used graphics applications in the world, and is an industry standard tool for graphic designers. Officially rolled out as a commercial application for the Macintosh on February 19, 1990, Photoshop is now 25 years old. I first saw version 2.5 at the DTP department of a computer magazine […]
Do we need yet another Domain Conference?
Posted on Tuesday February 17, 2015
Howard Neu announced THE Domain Conference yesterday, to be held during September 26-29 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Those of us that know Howard for quite some time now, take this announcement as a serious move in the domain conference market; as a co-founder of TRAFFIC along with Rick Schwartz, Howard and his wife Barbara and […]
Should rogue domain registrars be isolated?
Posted on Tuesday February 10, 2015
Andrew Allemann made an interesting point today, at Domain Name Wire, in reference to the popularity of the Chinese domain registrar, Ename, with domain thieves. “[…] registrars should add an internal security check for transfers to eName. At a minimum, they should enforce the five day transfer waiting period to inspect any transfers of potentially […]