22 Sep '14, 6pm

Technical.ly: “Meet Mike Mann DC’s Pioneering Domain Squatter”: “I Practically Started the Industry

Technical.ly , just covered ledgency domain investor Mike Mann In a story entitled “Meet Mike Mann DC’s Pioneering Domain Squatter” Its the second non-domainer publication today to cover a domain investor (click here to read the other one ) “Before him, there was cybersquatting. Now, there is domain speculation.” “When the business went mainstream, driving up the competition, he developed a new technology to make domain searches more efficient called WhoisPlus/NameFind. After a lot of hard labor and luck, he sold off BuyDomains.com in 2005 for $80 million, from an initial investment of $200,000. “I practically started the industry,” he said. “Whether I like it or not that’s my specialty.” Mann’s secret is that he is a “human robot.” “He can browse through tens of thousands of domain names and buy hundreds every day, he says. “Usually I hit some threshold on Google — it cut...

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