CentralNic reports 2016 earnings and growth driven by Instra

Instra acquisition accounts for company’s growth last year. Instra acquisition boosted CentralNic’s numbers. Domain name company CentralNic (AIM: CNIC) reported earnings for 2016 this morning. The company grew its top line and Adjusted EBITDA significantly, with almost all of the growth coming from its acquisition of domain name registrar Instra at the beginning of 2016.… Read more CentralNic reports 2016 earnings and growth driven by Instra

Cybersquatting, domain UDRPs at the WIPO and gTLDs in 2016

The trademark-friendly folks at the WIPO released data a few days ago, regarding the record number of UDRP cases examined in 2016. That report, assesses data presenting the following picture: Trademark owners filed “an all-time record” 3,036 UDRP cases with the WIPO, a 10% increase over 2015. Top TLD was .COM, involving 3,135 domain names… Read more Cybersquatting, domain UDRPs at the WIPO and gTLDs in 2016

IPPro The Internet home | UDRP cases hit record in 2016 ← You are here – IPPro The Internet

 Internet News: IPPro The Internet IPPro The Internet home | UDRP cases hit record in 2016 ← You are here IPPro The Internet Trademark owners filed a record 3,036 UDRP cases through the World Intellectual Property Organization's (WIPO) Arbitration and Mediation Center last year. Holding the top spot for another year, US-based complaintants lodge… Domaining.com

WIPO cybersquatting cases hit 3000 in 2016 – World Intellectual Property Review (subscription)

 Internet News: World Intellectual Property Review (subscription) WIPO cybersquatting cases hit 3000 in 2016 World Intellectual Property Review (subscription) More than 3,000 cybersquatting cases were filed by trademark owners under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in 201… Domaining.com

WIPO Cybersquatting Cases Hit Record in 2016, Driven by New Top-Level Domain Names – EIN News (pr…

 Internet News: WIPO Cybersquatting Cases Hit Record in 2016, Driven by New Top-Level Domain Names EIN News (press release) Cybersquatting disputes relating to new gTLDs rose to 16% of WIPO's 2016 caseload, which covered a total of 5,374 domain names. Among these, .XYZ, .TOP and .CLUB were the most common new gTLDs in dispute. (Annex 1… Read more WIPO Cybersquatting Cases Hit Record in 2016, Driven by New Top-Level Domain Names – EIN News (pr…

Top 10 domain name trending keywords in 2016: Trump, research, pokemon, bot

 OnlineDomain.com: Verisign, the .com and .net registry, published the top 10 trending keywords for each extension. Verisign identifies how keyword trends from popular culture and newsworthy events are reflected in .com and .net domain registrations. Just to make it clear. These are not the top 10 keywords of 2016. These are the keywords that got the… Read more Top 10 domain name trending keywords in 2016: Trump, research, pokemon, bot

CentralNic says revenue more than doubled in 2016

 DomainIncite.com: CentralNic’s revenue was up 110% in 2016, according to the company. The registry today released its unaudited results for last year, showing EBITDA up 65% at £5.5 million ($ 6.7 million) on revenue of £22.1 million ($ 26.9 million) The company, which has expanded into registrar services via acquisition in the last few years, said…… Read more CentralNic says revenue more than doubled in 2016