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.feedback gTLD in breach of contract after big brand “fraud” claims

ICANN has slapped .feedback operator Top Level Spectrum with a contract breach notice after a huge complaint about alleged fraud filed by a gang of big brands. The company becomes the third new gTLD to be hit by a breach notice, and the first to receive one as a result of losing a Public Interest […]
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Big brands condemn “fraudulent” .feedback gTLD in ICANN complaint

Top Level Spectrum has been accused today of running the gTLD .feedback in a “fraudulent and deceptive” manner. Over a dozen famous brands, corralled by corporate registrar MarkMonitor, today formally complained to ICANN that .feedback is a “complete sham”. They reckon that the majority of .feedback domains belong to entities connected to the registry, violate […]
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.feedback regs Fox trademark to itself during sunrise

Top Level Spectrum, the new .feedback registry, has painted a second gigantic target on itself by registering to itself a .feedback domain matching one of the world’s largest media brands. The company has registered fox.feedback and put up a web site soliciting comment on Fox Broadcasting Company. This has happened whilst .feedback is still in […]
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Forget .sucks, .feedback will drive trademark owners nuts all over again

Top Level Spectrum, the new gTLD registry behind .feedback, plans to give domains matching 5,000 of the world’s top brands to a third party that does not own the trademarks. That’s one novel element of a .feedback business model that is guaranteed to drive the intellectual property community crazy in much the same way as […]
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