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Whois API removes .NZ records to settle lawsuit

Whois data seller quickly folds after facing lawsuit. Domain Name Commission (DNC), which manages New Zealand’s .NZ namespace, has dropped a lawsuit it filed against Whois API after the parties quickly settled the matter. Domain Name Commissioner Brent Carey released this statement to Domain name Wire: We are very pleased to announce that WhoisAPI and […]

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Appeals court affirms injunction against DomainTools

DomainTools must take down .NZ Whois records while lawsuit proceeds. The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has ruled in favor of .NZ domain manager Domain Name Commission in a fight against DomainTools. Domain Name Commission (DNC) sued DomainTools last year for harvesting New Zealand’s .NZ Whois records for its service. A […]

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New Zealand’s .NZ administrator sues DomainTools

Country code administrator says that DomainTools is violating its Whois Terms of Use. Domain Name Commission Limited (DNCL), the group that oversees New Zealand’s .nz country code domain namespace, has sued (large pdf) DomainTools over its collection of .nz Whois records. The company claims that DomainTools’ bulk collection of .nz Whois records violates its terms […]

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InternetNZ wants to fire two of its three (!) CEOs

InternetNZ, the .nz ccTLD operator, is proposing a radical simplification of the organization in order to stay relevant in the age of new gTLDs. A proposal put forward late last week would see the non-profit organization fold its two subsidiaries back into the parent and consolidate management under a single CEO. Currently, InternetNZ owns Domain […]
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