02 Oct '13, 2pm

Domain name industry loses two public companies in under a month

Fewer public companies mean less public information about the domain name industry. The domain name industry has lost two public companies in less than a month. Well, not technically. But it feels that way to me. As someone who has written about the domain name industry for over 8 years, one of the biggest treasure troves of data I use comes from public company filings. Public companies disclose all sorts of details about their businesses in mandatory filings. For example, Sedo has given me great insight into the ups and downs of the domain parking and domain sales business thanks to its public filings. The detail in its reports is unlike anything else publicly available about the domain parking business. (Except for a brief moment during the Monte Cahn vs. Oversee.net lawsuit in which lots of information came out.) Now that’s gone. United Internet, the parent company of S...

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