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In 1st Case I’ve Seen Of Its Kind The Owner of .Co Site Sues .Com Owner For Cybersquatting

August 25th, 2015 Comments off
A lawsuit was filed against Domain Investor Chad Folkening yesterday in the United States District Court, Northern District of California for cybersquatting and Unfair Competition by Eden Technology Services, Inc.(Eden), on the domain name EdenTech.com, alleging ging that Mr. Folkening registration of EdenTech.com is confusingly similar to Plaintiff’s EdenTech.co. Personally I have not seen a […]
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Armor.com and Armour.com Domain Name Sell! Is Under Armour The Buyer?

August 23rd, 2015 Comments off
The premium generic domain names Armor.com and Armour.com have been sold by Arms & Armor Inc., which the company has owned for many years. Are the potential buyers Under Armour?

Lawyer & UDRP Panelist Gerald M. Levine Writes The Definitive Book on UDRP’s

August 21st, 2015 Comments off
At well over 500 pages, Gerald M. Levine who is an attorney,  as well as a UDRP panelist has written the definitive book on the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy, (UDRP). The book is entitled “Domain Name Arbitration: A Practical Guide to Asserting and Defending Claims of Cybersquatting Under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute […]
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Twitter Files 3 New Trademarks: Including It’s Stock Symbol TWTR

August 11th, 2015 Comments off
Twitter Inc. has filed 3 new trademarks but have they been forwarding thinking and purchase the matching domain names? It doesn't appears so but TWTR.com is heavily bid on and getting traffic!

Fed Court of Appeals Affirms Dismal Of Name.Space’s Claim Against ICANN’s New gTlD Program

August 1st, 2015 Comments off
The United States’ Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed the dismissal of antitrust and other claims against ICANN made by a company called name.space, related to ICANN’s new generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) Program, in an opinion published today In 2013, a federal district court dismissed all of name.space’s claims, and today the Ninth […]
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Fake Story on New gTLD Domain, Bloomberg.Market Sends Twitter Shares Up Over 5%

July 14th, 2015 Comments off
  According to several sources, a fake news story appearing on a new gTLD domain name Bloomberg.Market sent shares of Twitter up over 5% today when they reported Twitter was going to be bought for $31 Billion dollars to over $38 a share. The domain is  Bloomberg.market, not Bloomberg.com but its made to look like […]

NetNames files Complaint w/ European Competition Commission on Vox Populi’s .SUCKS Pricing

July 7th, 2015 Comments off
NetNames.com has filed a  complaint to European Competition Commission on Vox Populi’s .SUCKS pricing strategy that had Brand owners charged $1,999 each year (wholesale) for a .SUCKS domain name compared to others that are charged just $10 According to NetNames.com which is a brand protection company representing many trademark holders, Vox Populi created an uneven […]
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Nominet (.UK) Release Domain Name Dispute Report For 2014

June 23rd, 2015 Comments off
Nominet, the nonprofit that  behind .UK, released its the annual summary of domain name disputes bought before its Dispute Resolution Service (DRS) which is similar to the UDRP system. A total of 726 complaints were made, up 8% on 2013. However, 2014 also saw a 51% increase in the number of cases where people were […]
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Namecheap Launches Respectourprivacy.com To Save Private Whois Registrations

June 23rd, 2015 Comments off
Namecheap.com, in association with the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and Fight For The Future (FFTF), launched the website Respectourprivacy.com to allow people to file a comment with ICANN letting them know they object to the proposed rule that would greatly restrict the use of privacy or proxy services on whois records of domain names. ICANN […]

Here Is The Statement Phil Corwin Of The ICA Will Be Giving To The House Judiciary Committee

May 13th, 2015 Comments off
Here is the Statement of Philip S. Corwin,  Counsel, Internet Commerce Association   will give today to the House Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet The hearing is entitled: “Stakeholder Perspectives on ICANN: The .Sucks Domain and Essential Steps to Guarantee Trust and Accountability in the Internet’s Operation” The hearing should have […]
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