Receive Daily Headlines Sent to Your Email!
Name
Email Address


Live Demo Below:
Welcome to DomainToad
DomainToad is a free and easy way to read your domain name related news.

We aggregate the most popular sources of information and present them in chronological order.

If you would like to have daily headlines sent directly to your email every day, sign up for our newsletter!
Latest News
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
Roman Polanski fails to take down site about sex offenses
Polanski asked World Intellectual Property Organization to rule that the site was cybersquatting. Embattled film director Roman Polanski has failed to take down a website about sexual misconduct accusations against him. Polanksi filed a cybersquattin...
Discussion
February 3, 2023, 5:54 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
Fox.org transferred in UDRP, and I have questions
What did Fox submit with its complaint? Because I found plenty of things to blow up its case. A World Intellectual Property Organization panelist has ordered (pdf) the domain fox.org transferred to media giant Fox Media. Before you get completely up ...
Discussion
February 3, 2023, 5:33 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
Afternic rankles domainers with “pricing discrepancies” comments
GoDaddy’s aftermarket platform Afternic caused concerns for domain sellers today with a discussion about pricing discrepancies. In response to a tweet from competitor Efty about charging more for Afternic listings than for direct sales through ...
Discussion
February 2, 2023, 9:52 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
Epik and Rob Monster fined $10,000 in DNProtect settlement
Washington State insurance commissioner went after company for offering insurance product. Domain name registrar Epik shut down its DNProtect service earlier this month, and now we know why. The Washington State insurance commissioner was investigati...
Discussion
February 2, 2023, 4:09 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
Things people tell John Berryhill, and what he thinks about them
An attorney explains some questionable assertions domain investors make. Last week at the Internet Commerce Association meeting in Las Vegas, attorney John Berryhill discussed some common things he hears domainers say. Here’s what he had to say...
Discussion
February 2, 2023, 2:39 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
Squadhelp reduces commission on domains sold at Afternic
Company changes commission structure for semi-exclusive domains. Naming platform Squadhelp is lowering the commission it charges sellers of some domains if the domains sell on Afternic instead of Squadhelp. Squadhelp offers two listing types: Premium...
Discussion
February 1, 2023, 8:54 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
LoLo.gifts owner tries to reverse domain name hijack LoLo.com
WIPO panel denies cybersquatting claim over valuable four letter domain name. Lolo, LLC, a North Carolina company that operates a business at LoLo.gifts, has been found (pdf) to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking for the domain LoLo.com. T...
Discussion
February 1, 2023, 5:16 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
Identity Digital gets patent for multi-TLD domain management system
System makes it easier for registrars to interact with registries that have multiple top level domains. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted patent number 11,570,141 (pdf) to Afilias (now part of Identity Digital) for Coordinating transac...
Discussion
February 1, 2023, 2:05 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
Pocketbook ebook company gets pocketbook.com in settlement
Ebook reader company got what it wanted, but at what cost? Pocketbook International, a maker of ebook readers, has acquired the domain name pocketbook.com through a legal settlement. The company’s quest for the domain name began in 2019 when it...
Discussion
January 31, 2023, 9:51 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
Track your cannabis: 12 more end user domain sales
A cannabis-tracking firm, a curfew-beating service, and a business that sells communication radios bought domain names. Sedo’s top public sale of the week, ThisAV/com for $99,000, was used as an adult NSFW site and still resolves to that site. ...
Discussion
January 31, 2023, 6:01 pm
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11...2615