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Website Boundaries and Inorganic Site Structure Update

Good reading from the Bing Webmaster blog that will be of interest to anyone interested in domain metrics and search, addressing the problems of subdomain leasing, subfolder leasing and private blog networks.

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Efty Domain Sales Platform Discussion

I thought I’d share the latest Domain Sherpa video talking about the domain sales and portfolio management platform Efty.

I know it’s commercial etc. but I’m always interested in domain management tools and keen to hear if anyone has anything new that they’re built or tried:

https://www.domainsherpa.com/efty-domain-insights/

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The Most Visited Websites (from 1996 to 2019)

An clever visualisation of the world’s most visited websites from 1996-2019.

It’s a fun reminder of how things change!

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Google Testing SERPs Without URLs

Not the first time this has been tested, but some new tests have been spotted in the wild:

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As one comment mentions, this does remove the important trust signal of the domain. I know I’d like to know if I’m going to commbank.com.au or commbank.top.

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Examples of Voice Security and “Vishing” (Voice Phishing) Threats

Some good examples of threats to voice technology and smart home devices, both Alexa and Google Assistant.

Researchers have found new ways that bad actors can exploit Alexa and Google Home smart speakers to spy on users. This time the hack … Continue reading

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UNICEF Announces Official Cryptocurrency Fund

UNICEF has announced that it will now accept donations in ether and bitcoin to back Open Source projects, through an official cryptocurrency fund.

UNICEF, the United Nations Children’s Fund, has launched a crypto fund to receive, hold and d… Continue reading

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Democracy.com for Sale

Democracy.com is up for sale, starting at $300,000.

Via: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/08/us/democracy-for-sale.html

It’s happening. Democracy is officially up for sale.

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Open Source Alternative to Zapier

This looks pretty cool and might come in handy..

https://n8n.io

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SEO Authority Domain Deals Newsletter by Media Options

May be of interest to some members:

Media Options, the domain name brokerage founded by Andrew Rosener, has added a new SEO-focused domain name newsletter. This newsletter is separate from the company’s high end domain name brokerage newsle… Continue reading

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Custom Number Plates with Second Line for QLD

Can imagine people getting creative with this!

Queenslanders who aren’t satisfied they can get their message across in just six characters have been given more room to express themselves.

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