The Day the Twinkie Died. Are We on the Eve of WW3?

Morning Folks!!

While we are focused on the economy, politics and affairs, are we on the brink of WW3? Are things not only about to unravel from a monetary standpoint but a political one as well? Is there a will for certain ancient predictions to come to be? The Twinkie gone? (No it will be back on shelves soon)

Not much focus about what we have always feared for decades when it comes to the Middle East. No moral authority is present. There are no strong political figures. Just a lot of weak ones looking for more power. The world is caught in the crossfire and unrest is spreading to many corners of the world.

We live in interesting times and I see some of the most turbulent days I have witnessed in my lifetime all converging at one time. Another 'Perfect storm'? The last days of 2012 are nothing that any rational human being wants to see but we are on the brink of 'Unavoidable'.

As I write this Israel is about to launch possibly the most devastating strikes EVER! One wrong move by Syria, Egypt, Iran or Hamas etc, and the entire region may glow in the dark. Once it starts, and it has, you can't put it back in the bottle. And with all that, more focus on the Twinkie. And why not? The Twinkie DEAD at the age of 82. 18,000 now unemployed and a union celebrating a victory. These are not 'Interesting' times.....these are fucked up times.

Rick Schwartz

Time to Realize We Have Some of the Most Valuable Real Estate Ever Known to Man.

Morning Folks!!

In a few years when we all look back you might realize all the money left of the table for GREAT domain names. As these two worlds converge, it seems pretty obvious what the outcome will be. When money loses value some assets hold their value. May even increase in value.

  • Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay, rent $2,630 a square foot per year

  • Fifth Avenue, $2,500 a square foot per year

  • Times Square, $2,100

  • Hong Kong, Central $1,856

  • Hong Kong, Tsim Sha Tsui, $1,547

  • Paris, Avenue de Champs-Elysees, $1,129

  • New York, East 57th Street, $1,100

  • New York, Madison Avenue, $1,100

  • Tokyo, Ginza $1,057

  • Tokyo, Omotesando, $972

Direct Correlation with domain names? You bet! But the owners of the real land have stronger stomachs than most domainers. Make any comparison you like. But each of those above are limited to the size of their walls and the traffic from a very concentrated but limited area. You can expand a domain name to infinity and add very little costs. So smile, relax, sit on the beach and wait. Just keep snagging category defining domain names. We have some of the most valuable real estate ever known to man.

Have a GREAT Day!

Rick Schwartz


Marcio Mello Chaves Poster Boy for Reverse Domain Hijacking”Wanted Poster” Unveiled for Circulation

Afternoon Folks!!

The Reverse Domain Hijacking Poster Boy, Marcio Mello Chaves, now has his own poster that will circulate around the Internet and hopefully follow him where ever he may go. Until there are criminal penalties for attempted Reverse Domain Name Hijacking then PUBLIC SHAME is the only way to warn others that may try similar tactics what WILL happen to them, their companies and their futures should they try and HIJACK what they are not entitled to.


Those that try and bend the system in this way are going to be marked for life! PERIOD! No matter how big or how small, anyone crossing the line will suffer the consequences just like our 'Friend' Marcio Mello Chaves. He tried to steal MY name and now I OWN HIS NAME, HIS REPUTATION and HIS FUTURE!

When I said '2 x 4 with nails', this is what I meant. Some will say let it go. NO WAY! This is not about Marcio. He is just an example to inoculate OUR assets from other like minded predators. If you are a reverse domain name hijacker or you represent a reverse domain name hijacker, you do so at your own peril. Think twice before you make that mistake. Is it worth losing your reputation? Is it worth risking your entire business? Is it worth the embarrassment when others find out? Is it worth it? Is it worth following you not only for your lifetime, but way past?

Márcio Mello Chaves aka Marcio Mello Chaves aka Convicted Reverse Domain Name Hijacker. I said I would make him famous and I am a man of my word. I am not angry at him. Quite the contrary. I have been waiting for this for 17 years. The one case that would change the world and this was a GIFT!

And let's not forget about and their Hijacking attempt. They get 'Dishonorable Mention' in each and every post I will be doing along with the 20 others I have been able to find and list.

After nearly 20 years of defending a legitimate business, a day has finally come where the label of 'Cybersquatter' meets the reality of 'Reverse Domain Name Hijackers'. Hijackers that TRY and steal what does not belong to them and without ANY legal rights! It is a deceitful and disgusting practice that could put any business owner with a dot com address in jeopardy for merely being ahead of the curve. Merely investing in the future. Merely taking a risk when nobody else would or could. Doing what folks have done for HUNDREDS of YEARS! While at the same time somebody else was either asleep at the wheel, too late to play and/or too cheap to pay!


Rick Schwartz

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