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Advertising firm thinks BabyBoom.com is cybersquatting

Company files UDRP against common term. You can’t make this stuff up. A marketing firm that helps people target new parents under the name Babyboom has filed a UDRP against the domain name BabyBoom.com. European firm N2COM offers services under the Babyboom name and apparently thinks this is a creative and unique use of the […]

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Normann Copenhagen and DLA Piper team up in bad reverse domain hijacking case

With help of well-known law firm, furniture company tries to take Normann.com away from guy whose last name is Normann. Normann Copenhagen ApS, a seller of Scandinavian furniture, has been found guilty of reverse domain name hijacking over the domain name Normann.com. This is a really, really bad case of reverse domain name hijacking. It’s […]

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MagicPlan app maker is a reverse domain name hijacker

Company filed UDRP against domain registered well before it released its app. The maker of MagicPlan, an app for creating floor plans, has been found guilty of reverse domain name hijacking for its attempt to get the MagicPlan.com domain name. App maker Technologies Sensopia Inc. filed a UDRP dispute even though it didn’t exist when […]

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Telepathy sues after getting RDNH win

Company files federal lawsuit following reverse domain name hijacking. UDRP panels cannot levy a financial penalty on companies that file reverse domain name hijacking cases. But U.S. courts can. Telepathy Inc., a domain name investment company led by Nat Cohen, has filed a federal lawsuit (pdf) against Corporacion Empresarial Altra S.L. after the latter was […]

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I can’t believe it’s not RDNH (again)

Panelist twists and turns to let SOTI Inc. off the hook for RDNH. Here’s another case in which I have to say, “I can’t believe it’s not reverse domain name hijacking!” SOTI Inc., which uses the domain name Soti.net, filed a UDRP against Strategic Outsource Technologies, Inc., which owns the domain name Soti.com. The latter […]

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ICANN security group warns against Emoji domain names

SSAC says emoji domain are like 😈, gives 👎 to their registration. Emoji domain names have received some press over that last year thanks, in part, to .ws allowing registrations of emoji domain names. Now, the ICANN Security and Stability Advisory Committee (SSAC) has published a report (pdf) warning against the use of these domain […]

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USSA.com, domain used in USAA phishing attack, hit with UDRP

Four letter domain name subject to cybersquatting complaint. A UDRP cybersquatting complaint has been filed against the domain name USSA.com. The filing was made at National Arbitration Forum, which does not disclose the name of the complainant until a decision is rendered. However, there’s a good chance it was filed by USAA, a financial services […]

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