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Nat Cohen’s Telepathy Files Federal Lawsuit Over The Domain SDT.com

November 13th, 2014 Comments off
Domain investor Nat Cohen’s Telepathy, Inc. just filed a federal lawsuit against SDT INTERNATIONAL of Brussels, Belgium, over the domain name SDT.com after it rejected a $400 offer that got worked up all the way to $1,000. Actually the Brussels company filed a UDRP with WIPOUDRP with the case number D2014-1870. Mr. Cohen is represented […]
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Law Enforcement Cracks Down on the Dark Web, Seizes 400 .onion domains

November 7th, 2014 Comments off
We have had news stories before about international law enforcement agencies banding together to take down websites that deal in illicit goods or counterfeit merchandise. Yesterday the U.S, Canada and European agencies made another round of takedowns, the difference this time is that they hit the “Dark Web” websites using stuff like the onion router […]

Registrant Of Playboy.London Wants To Keep The Domain For His unborn Child Hoping Its A Boy

November 3rd, 2014 Comments off
Standard.co.uk just published a blog post entitled “Property boss at war with Playboy over Dot London domain name” Michael Ross, director of CNM estates, registered the domain name Playboy.London after the publishing company failed to register the domain name in the Sunrise period that was opened to trademark holders According to Mr. Ross, he received […]
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After Suspended 2,359 Domains, London’s Police IP Crime Unit Gets £3 million in Funding

October 24th, 2014 Comments off
According to a press release out overnight, The City of London’s Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) has been given £3 million in funding to ensure its existence to at least 2017. The IP Crime Group report 2013/2014 notes PIPCU has already investigated more than £29 million worth of IP crime and has suspended 2,359 […]

Wiley Rein Files Suit Over 14 Stolen Domain Names: 9 Are 3 Letter .com’s

October 23rd, 2014 Comments off
The law firm of Wiley Rein this week filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of an e-commerce company that had 14 domain names stolen by computer hackers based in China from a Godaddy Account. The case, Acme Billing Company v. John Doe, was filed on October 21, 2014 in the U.S. District Court for the […]
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High Court in the UK: ISP Must Block Sites Selling Counterfeit Goods

October 20th, 2014 Comments off
According to Theguardian.com, The High Court in the UK has ruled that Internet Service Providers (ISP) must try to block sites selling counterfeit goods at their own cost. “The case was brought by luxury brands in the Richemont/Cartier group, demanding that the UK’s five major ISPs – BSkyB, BT, EE, TalkTalk, and VirginMedia – block […]
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WARNING: Stolen Domain Names Slash.com & County.com Are Being Shopped Around

October 14th, 2014 Comments off
We have received a report from Andrew Rosener of MediaOptions.com that at least two domain names, Slash.com & County.com have been stolen from NetworkSolutions.com and are being shopped around for sale. In a email Andrew wrote: “I wanted to notify everyone that we have just discovered a domain theft at Network Solutions which I do […]

Bob Olea: “Any Domain Seized, Not Owned By Defendant Will Be Returned”

October 11th, 2014 Comments off
Good news for anyone who had domain names seized by Verisign as part of an ongoing case who are not related to the defendant in that case. The court appointed receiver Bob Olea sent me an email yesterday to the effect that domain that were not owned by the defendant of the case will be […]

Marchex Files Federal Suit Over UDRP On Banco24horas.com and Banco24horas.net

October 6th, 2014 Comments off
Marchex Sales Inc, filed a Federal Lawsuit in the Eastern District of Virginia today over the domain names, banco24horas.com and banco24horas.net which were awarded in a UDRP to Tecnologia Bancaria S.A. of Brazil. The lawsuit is for Reverse Domain Hijacking and for Declaratory Relief Under the Lanham Act 15 USC 1114(2)(d)(iv)-(v) & For Tortious Interference […]
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Marchex Files Federal Suit Over UDRP On Banco24horas.com and Banco24horas.net

October 6th, 2014 Comments off
Marchex Sales Inc, filed a Federal Lawsuit in the Eastern District of Virginia today over the domain names, banco24horas.com and banco24horas.net which were awarded in a UDRP to Tecnologia Bancaria S.A. of Brazil. The lawsuit is for Reverse Domain Hijacking and for Declaratory Relief Under the Lanham Act 15 USC 1114(2)(d)(iv)-(v) & For Tortious Interference […]
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