Food, Fun, and Friendships Formed and Refreshed at ICA’s 15th Anniversary Meetup in Las Vegas!

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The ICA’s 15th Anniversary Meetup in Las Vegas recently completed.  The first member meetup as a standalone event in the organization’s history was held from September 19-21 at the Green Valley Resort in Henderson, Nevada, located just outside of Las Vegas. Despite a changing Covid-19 outlook, Kamila Sekiewicz, the ICA’s Executive Director, put together the industry’s first sizable in-person gathering …

ICA Member Profile: Sten Lillieström

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Sten Lillieström is the founder and CEO of Next Venture AB, an acquisition brokerage firm and a brand prospect domain portfolio, in Gothenburg, Sweden. Profile Questions Name: Sten Lillieström Company: Next Venture Favorite Domain: Lifesign.com Favorite Industry Conference: Yet to be determined Favorite Industry Blog(s): Domain Name Wire Tell us a little bit about your background and your personal story. …

ICA Releases Annotated Domain Name Purchase Agreement

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Do you know what belongs in a purchase agreement?  What rights are you selling?  What liabilities are you assuming?  How will disputes be resolved?  Are you acquiring full rights to the domain name you are purchasing? All these are questions that should be addressed in a domain name purchase agreement.  The ICA worked with some of the top domain name …

ICA Member Profile: Giuseppe Graziano/LXME

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Giuseppe Graziano is the founder and CEO at LXME – Lisbon Media, the company that operates the investor-only domain trading platform LMX.com and GGRG Brokerage & Consulting. Profile Questions Name: Giuseppe Graziano Company: LXME – Lisbon Media Favorite Domain: Lisbon.com Favorite Industry Conference: NamesCon Europe (formerly Domaining Europe) Favorite Industry Blog(s): There are many great blogs out there, but the …

ICA Member Profile: Todd Han

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Todd Han is the founder, president, and CEO of Dynadot, an ICANN accredited registrar and web hosting company. Todd founded Dynadot, headquartered in San Mateo in 2002, and the company later opened several international offices in Zhengzhou, Beijing, and Toronto. Todd was born in Taiwan and immigrated to the US with his parents at the age of 4. [heading centered=”yes” …

ICA Member Profile: Jack Kal

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Jack Kal is the the founder and CEO of Apex Moon, a domain acquisition and brokerage firm that specializes in premium top-level domain names. Jack’s been in the domain industry for over 6 years and has completed sales on the buying and selling side, totaling 8 figures USD. Jack was born and raised in Montreal, Canada but moved to Dubai …

ICANN IGNORES STAKEHOLDERS AND REMOVES PRICE CAPS ON .ORG DOMAIN NAMES

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The Internet Commerce Association (ICA) is profoundly disturbed by ICANN’s decision to remove price caps on .org domain names despite the groundswell of opposition from stakeholders. On June 30, 2019, ICANN advised that it had executed a renewal agreement with Public Interest Registry and the renewal agreement. This was despite a nearly unprecedented public outcry from stakeholders and from .org …

Groundswell of Opposition Emerges Against Unlimited .ORG Pricing

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It is three days before Comments close on ICANN’s proposal to eliminate price caps on .ORG domain names, and the community of organizations is making their voices heard! At the time of writing this post, there are over 1,867 Comments – all opposing the elimination of price caps. This is a striking number of Comments given that how rare it …