Rightside (NAME) announced today its expanded operations in China by establishing a Wholly Foreign-Owned Enterprise (WFOE). Rightside says that there are almost 90,000 domains registered in the their portfolio of 39 new gTLD’s in the Chinese market, with .LIVE, .NEWS, and .PUB being the most popular. There are currently 5.4 million new TLDs registered in […]
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Unfortunately the new year has started out with some very bad news as we learned that Anthony McDermott, who was a domain investor and one of the early leaders in the legal internet vertical passed away on December 23rd, 2015 Anthony was the founder and president of SWI Digital, Inc., “a Full Service Multimedia and […]
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SK Lubricants Americas of Houston, Texas was just found guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking (RDNH) on the three letter .com domain name ZIC.com The domain owner was represented by ESQwire.com The Domain Name was originally created on September 6, 2003 but the current owner obtained the Domain Name on February 28, 2015 and is […]
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The federal judge CLAUDE M. HILTON who granted a summary judgement in favor of .XYZ and Daniel Negari last month throwing Verisign’s case for false advertising out, today handed down a 15 page Memorandum Opinion supporting the summary judgement decision and of course its very interesting. Here are the highlights: THIS MATTER comes before the […]
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.XYZ has just won another court battle against Verisign (VRSN). Back three weeks ago a Federal Court dismissed a case brought by Verisign against XYZ.com, the registry for .XYZ and Daniel Negari personally alleging false advertising by granting XYZ and Negari a short summary judgement opinion. Now in a second case in Verisign sued XYZ.COM, […]
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Its been an interesting couple of weeks for the .XYZ registry. It all started when Domainincite.com published a post on October 12th, talking about that .XYZ might block almost 40,000 domain names at the registry level on the request of China. That number of 40,000 words and phrases seemed to be reduced down to 12K […]
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According to a press release out today, BRS Media, has filed, in conjunction with two other applicants, an Independent Review Process in accordance with Article IV, section 3 of the ICANN Bylaws re: The .RADIO gTLD and .RADIO Community Priority Evaluation Results. Although not mentioned in the press release the other two applicants are Afilias […]
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The “Consorzio per la Tutela del Formaggio Gorgonzola” just filed a UDRP on the domain name Gorgonzola.xyz Gorgonzola of course is a cheese, and Consorzio per la Tutela del Formaggio Gorgonzola translates to “Consortium for the Protection of the Gorgonzola Cheese” yes seriously and they own the domain name Gorgonzola.com. Its pretty amazing how much […]
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The domain holder who lost a UDRP on the domain name RentMyPartyBus.com has filed a lawsuit in federal court in Arizona. Plaintiff Aleksey Silenko is the Director of Business for Safeway Transit LLC, a Minnesota company who is the named registrant for the domain name rentmypartybus.com. It’s a pretty interesting case, since the “trademark holder” […]
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Brian Fera of Heppenheim, Germany, just lost its attempt to grab the two letter .com domain name of Wi.com in a UDRP The domain is owned by Media Options S.A.who was represented by Greenberg & Lieberman, LLC, The three member panel of Tony Willoughby, The Hon Neil Brown Q.C. and Thomas Hoeren rejected the Complainant […]