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RX.com domain is sold for $ 1 million!

Sedo has released last week's sales results. The most significant deal is impressive. It is the sum with six zeros! We are talking about the domain RX.com, which was sold for $ 1,000,000.

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Federal Security Service will be able to block sites in RuNet without trial

An agreement was signed on July 30, 2019, according to which one of the structures of the FSB dealing with cyber security, the National Coordination Center for Computer Incidents (NCCCI), is included in the list of competent organizations of the .ru / .рф Domain Coordination Center (DCC), which have the right to initiate the deprivation procedure Intruder site domains. Among others, the list includes Kaspersky Lab, Group-IB, as well as government agencies, including the Central Bank and Roskomnadzor.

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Navigator.com was sold for $ 350,000

Domain Navigator.com was sold last August. However, the cost of purchase remained a secret. Only now, the former owner Yinan Wang, a domain investor from China, revealed the size of the transaction which was $ 350,000.

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Small businesses use phone numbers as domain names

Several thousand domains in Runet use a phone number in their name. This may seem like an unobvious solution, since such names are difficult to remember if it is not a series of identical digits. But practice shows that such domains sometimes choose small online stores, auto-related sites and resources offering services to the population: equipment repair, beauty salons, etc. ⠀ ⠀

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Domain Test.Center is sold for $ 195,000

Yesterday was the largest sale in the new gtld .center zone. At the Sedo site, the domain Test.Center was sold, the amount of the transaction is $ 195,000. For several years, the domain TV.center, sold for $ 15,000 (2016), remained the largest sale in this zone.

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The State Duma adopted a bill on regional brands

The State Duma adopted in the second main reading a bill anchoring in the Civil Code the concept of "geographical indication" (GI) as a new object of intellectual rights. The document is also referred to as the regional brand bill. The initiative was proposed by a group of parliamentarians led by the Federation Council speaker Valentina Matvienko. GI will work in parallel with the current one - the appellation of origin (AO), but will have a simplified registration.

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The administration of the .NZ domain won the case against DomainTools

DomainTools is one of the services that despite existing information privacy laws continue to collect and store Whois data from different domain zones. The database of such services can store information even of those domains that are protected by the privacy service. Of course, not everyone likes it.

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Domain KingOfPop.com is transferred to the Michael Jackson Heritage Fund

Two years ago, the Michael Jackson Heritage Foundation requested in court to transfer the rights to the KingOfPop.com domain to them. At that time, it belonged to the company Gourmet Gift Baskets, a seller of sweets, beverages and other gift-wrapped products.

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