The Australian publication Channelnews.com.au, just declared Donald Trump as the “World’s Biggest Owner Of Domain Names”. Yes according to the story, The Donald only has over 3,600 domain names. My God how did no one in the domain industry recognize Mr. Trump as owning the most domain names in the world with 3,600? In the […]
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The largest new gTLD operator in terms of number of new domain extensions, Donuts Inc. today announced DPML Plus, an enhancement to its existing Domains Protected Marks List product that it developed in partnership with the IP community. Donuts already has the DPML which allows brand owners to protect their marks across all of Donuts’ […]
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Together Networks Holdings Limited which owns the domain name CheekyLovers.com and a trademark on the term CheekyLovers lost a UDRP to grab the domain CheekyDevil.com Complainant is an online dating business and operates a number of websites, including one linked to the domain name, <cheekylovers.com>, which was registered on June 13, 2011. Complainant filed an […]
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According to cryptocoinsnews.com, Bitcoin investor and early evangelist Roger Ver is suing a Hong Kong website operator for $567,000 USD, over an alleged breach of agreement over alleged lost revenues from Bitcoin.com. Roger Ver is the website’s owner, registrant and administrator. “In documents filed to Hong Kong’s High Court on Wednesday Ver claimed that OKEX […]
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Raise Labs, Inc (“Complainant”), just won control of the domain name RaisemMe.com in a UDRP/ The US-based company did not have an US federally registered trademark. The one member panel of The Honourable Neil Anthony Brown QC found the company had common law rights to the name in part based on the fact that the […]
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U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), James Lankford (R-Okla.), Mike Lee (R-Utah), and Rep. Sean Duffy (R-Wis.), today sent a letter to NTIA Assistant Secretary Lawrence Strickling, questioning the agency’s apparent violation of federal law in using federal funds to relinquish U.S. oversight of the Internet. Here is the letter The Honorable Lawrence Strickling Assistant Secretary […]
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Google has finally acquired the domain name AndroidTV.com Google lost a UDRP on the domain name back in March 2014 after the panel said the dispute was outside the types of disputes the UDRP was set up for. You can read our summary of the UDRP here. In April 2014 Google announced that they […]
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The domain name domainking.ng changed registrars yesterday, apparently as a result of our post announcing that Rick Schwartz filed an administrative proceeding similar to a UDRP with the Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA) which manages the Top Level Domain (.ng ccTLD) based on his “domain King” trademark. The domain name domainking.ng is being used as […]
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Rick Schwartz who has been known in the domain community as the “Domain King” has filed an administrative action to gain control of the domain name DomainKing.ng. .Ng is the country code (ccTLD) for Nigeria. Rick not only is commonly known as the Domain King inside the domain community, but has a federally registered trademark […]
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I got an email today which looks like one of those ICANN required verification emails that registrars have to send out to domain holders. ICANN requires registrars to send a notice to verify whois information and “when a registrant does not respond for over 15 calendar days to a registrar’s inquiries regarding the accuracy of […]
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