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Domain Sales History

How to View Domain Name Sales History

We created Verified Domains to help find problems with domain names before they are used for a website. In this series of blog posts, I go through many of the issues that we address in our Verified plan, our most basic plan. Previously I wrote about how to perform a site topic review, how to […]

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domain name background check

Performing a Social Media Background Check on a Domain Name

When Verified Domains checks out a domain for verification, we use a lot of different sources depending on the type of background check we’re doing. While our verification process is proprietary, there are some parts of it that we don’t mind revealing, such as part of the process of checking a domain name on social […]

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whois record

How to See the Whois History of a Domain Name

Here on the Verified Domains blog, I’ve talked about performing a whois history check on a domain name. In that post, I went into detail about the data points, and what to look for, such as:

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How to Perform a UDRP Domain Dispute Review

During our evaluation of a domain name’s prior history, we typically perform a check of UDRP domain disputes. The UDRP is also called the Uniform Domain-Name Dispute Resolution Policy, established by ICANN. It is a policy that allows you (or your company) to file a formal complaint and dispute the ownership of a domain name.

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Performing an Email Blacklist Check on Your Domain Name

We created Verified Domains in order to help find problems with domain names before you use them on the web for commerce. In this series of blog posts, I go through many of the issues that we address in our Verified plan, our most basic plan. Previously I wrote about how to perform a site […]

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wayback machine former site topic

Performing a Site Topic Review of a Domain Name

We created Verified Domains in order to help find problems with domain names before you use them on the web for commerce. In this series of blog posts, I go through many of the issues that we address in our Verified plan, our most basic plan. In one of my last posts, I wrote about […]

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Google Creates Alphabet and Registers .XYZ Domain Name, Then Crashes with BMW

Google recently created a new holding company called Alphabet. This new company, Alphabet, is going to be the parent company, and will essentially own Google, as well as other companies. When Larry Page named the company, however, it appears that he didn’t order due diligence or a service like our Verified Domains service. Why? There […]

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whois record

Performing a Whois History Check on a Domain Name

We created Verified Domains in order to help find problems with domain names before you use them on the web for commerce. In this series of blog posts, I go through many of the issues that we address in our Verified plan, our most basic plan. Whois History Check One of the data points that […]

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