Home » Archive by categoryPolicy & Law (Page 7)

Domain Name Rights Coalition is reborn to protect domain registrants

Rebirthed organization will advocate for a broad range of domain name owners. Domain Name Rights Coalition (DNRC), which was first founded in the late 1990s to protect the interests of domain name owners, has been reborn. The group bills itself as a think tank supporting the work of the ICANN community and representatives of domain […]

© DomainNameWire.com 2018. This is copyrighted content. Domain Name Wire full-text RSS feeds are made available for personal use only, and may not be published on any site without permission. If you see this message on a website, contact copyright (at) domainnamewire.com.

Latest domain news at DNW.com: Domain Name Wire.

Continue reading

Bespoke.com domain owner successfully defends another attack

Judge tosses latest attempt to get Bespoke.com domain name. You have to feel bad for Garth Piesse. The New Zealand resident bought Bespoke.com in a competitive expired domain auction on DropCatch.com in 2014 for $18,805. It was a pretty good deal. But now his legal costs have surely dwarfed his purchase price. First, Bespoke Services […]

© DomainNameWire.com 2018. This is copyrighted content. Domain Name Wire full-text RSS feeds are made available for personal use only, and may not be published on any site without permission. If you see this message on a website, contact copyright (at) domainnamewire.com.

Latest domain news at DNW.com: Domain Name Wire.

Continue reading

Crypto and Blockchain are registered with the Trademark Clearinghouse

Want to register a new TLD with one of these suddenly hot terms? You’re going to deal with the TMCH. Remember the Trademark Clearinghouse for new top level domain names? By getting a mark filed with the Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH), a company can get first rights to a domain matching the mark when a new […]

© DomainNameWire.com 2018. This is copyrighted content. Domain Name Wire full-text RSS feeds are made available for personal use only, and may not be published on any site without permission. If you see this message on a website, contact copyright (at) domainnamewire.com.

Latest domain news at DNW.com: Domain Name Wire.

Continue reading

Kitchens To Go tries to reverse domain name hijack KTG.com

Broker offered domain name for sale, which Kitchens To Go used as an opening to get domain below market value. Kitchens To Go, LLC has been found guilty of reverse domain name hijacking for a cybersquatting complaint it brought against the domain name KTG.com. The owner of KTG.com died and left the domain names to […]

© DomainNameWire.com 2018. This is copyrighted content. Domain Name Wire full-text RSS feeds are made available for personal use only, and may not be published on any site without permission. If you see this message on a website, contact copyright (at) domainnamewire.com.

Latest domain news at DNW.com: Domain Name Wire.

Continue reading

Much Ado about Ado.com: Carrillo sues bus company after bad UDRP decision

Domaining.com owner sues to retain ownership of Ado.com and asks for a finding of reverse domain name hijacking. Francois Carrillo, the owner of domain blog aggregator Domaining.com, has sued (pdf) Mexican bus company Autobuses dr Oriente ADO, S.A. de C.V. after a UDRP panel ordered his domain Ado.com transferred. He is seeking the UDRP to […]

© DomainNameWire.com 2018. This is copyrighted content. Domain Name Wire full-text RSS feeds are made available for personal use only, and may not be published on any site without permission. If you see this message on a website, contact copyright (at) domainnamewire.com.

Latest domain news at DNW.com: Domain Name Wire.

Continue reading

Newtek domain theft has major impact on customers

Customers have to make quick switch to avoid security risk and potential outages. I frequently write about domain name theft. Usually, the only loss in the theft is the domain name. But it can be much worse. Three domain names belonging to Newtek Business Services Corp. (NASDAQ:NEWT) were recently stolen, as Brian Krebs explains in […]

© DomainNameWire.com 2018. This is copyrighted content. Domain Name Wire full-text RSS feeds are made available for personal use only, and may not be published on any site without permission. If you see this message on a website, contact copyright (at) domainnamewire.com.

Latest domain news at DNW.com: Domain Name Wire.

Continue reading

ICANN says no to .mail, .home and .corp, offers refund

Domain system overseer gives final thumbs down to three top level domains. ICANN’s board has passed a resolution confirming that it will not delegate the .mail, .home and .corp strings as part of 2012 round of new top level domain name expansion, and has authorized a full refund for companies that applied for these strings. […]

© DomainNameWire.com 2018. This is copyrighted content. Domain Name Wire full-text RSS feeds are made available for personal use only, and may not be published on any site without permission. If you see this message on a website, contact copyright (at) domainnamewire.com.

Latest domain news at DNW.com: Domain Name Wire.

Continue reading

U.S. Gov: Whois info must remain available

New NTIA chief pushes back on effort to scale back Whois information. David Redl, the new head of the U.S. National Telecommunications and Information Administration, told an audience at State of the Net 2018 today that Whois data must remain available. Speaking about efforts to obscure Whois information to comply with the EU’s new privacy […]

The post U.S. Gov: Whois info must remain available appeared first on Domain Name Wire | Domain Name News & Website Stuff.

Continue reading

WIPO responds to ICA’s UDRP Platform

WIPO is upset and largely missed the point. World Intellectual Property Organization, one of the many groups that manages UDRP cybersquatting cases, has expressed its displeasure with Internet Commerce Association’s* (ICA) opening platform for UDRP review. Speaking to World Trademark Review**, Brian Beckham, head of the internet dispute resolution section at WIPO’s Arbitration and Mediation […]

The post WIPO responds to ICA’s UDRP Platform appeared first on Domain Name Wire | Domain Name News & Website Stuff.

Continue reading

MicroStrategy defends its Glory (.com)

Tech company fends off Japanese group that filed cybersquatting complaint. $1.5 billion dollar tech company MicroStrategy (NASDAQ: MSTR) has successfully defended the domain name Glory.com in a cybersquatting dispute. MicroStrategy has a vast portfolio of high-quality domain names including alert.com, hope.com, mike.com, speaker.com and voice.com. It’s not clear what it intends to eventually do with […]

The post MicroStrategy defends its Glory (.com) appeared first on Domain Name Wire | Domain Name News & Website Stuff.

Continue reading