domain names

gold rush

The Gold Rush Is on for Ethereum Domain Names

The auction for .eth addresses has started, and bids are rolling in.
Corin Faife
5.11.17
It's Easy Being Green

Forget the Dot Com Era, It’s Time for Dot Eco

The '.eco' top-level domain is here, and its creators say they will funnel proceeds to environmental projects.
Ben Dickson
4.27.17
News

This .Onion Farmer Is Squatting on 40 Million Dark Web Domains

One entrepreneurial user is creating 'readable' Tor hidden service domains.
Joseph Cox
9.14.15
News

Sweden Orders the Seizure of The Pirate Bay's Domain Names

The site's comeback tour hits another snag.
Jason Koebler
5.19.15
News

The Company Behind .Sucks Is Threatening to Sue the People Who Say It Sucks

Are .sucks domain names a "shakedown?"
Jordan Pearson
5.12.15
News

Another Presidential Candidate Forgot to Register Their Domain

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina announced her bid for president on Monday.
Kari Paul
5.4.15
Culture

The Long-Forgotten Battle for the Longest Domain Name on the Internet

Does having the longest domain name in the world make you a content king?
Emiko Jozuka
4.24.15
politics

Activists Turned an Anti-Gay Politician's Website into an LGBT Resource

This is what happens when you both discriminate against people and are bad at the internet.
Jason Koebler
3.25.15
motherboard show

The Man Squatting on Millions of Dollars Worth of Domain Names

Meet the man who owns email.com, usa.com, doctor.com, and thousands of other generic domain names.
Jason Koebler
2.6.15
Motherboard Blog

Why Screening Sex Crime Terms in Web Addresses Won't Stop Sex Crimes

Another week, another attempt to clean up the UK's internet.
Victoria Turk
1.16.14