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Lawsuit alleges 4 numeric domains are stolen

Lawsuit filed against four domain names. A Chinese man has filed a lawsuit (pdf) that alleges four four-digit domain names are stolen. Xia Zhang filed the lawsuit in rem and against John Doe, alleging the perpetrator stole 0927 .com, 0942 .com, 7886 .com and 8831 .com from his GoDaddy account. The plaintiff says he used […]

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509.com buyer defends domain in lawsuit

Person who bought 509.com in Sedo auction defends domain in stolen domain lawsuit. The person who paid $109,000 to buy 509.com in a domain name auction has responded to a lawsuit that alleges the domain name was previously stolen. Yin Sheng filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in July against John Doe and in […]

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Area.com is a stolen domain asset

The aged, premium domain name Area.com has been reported as stolen. Area.com was moved away from its registrant’s possession at Network Solutions, to BizCN in China. The same domain registrar was used in several other recent domain theft incident...
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Domain crime: List of currently stolen #domains

Domain theft is a crime that relies on two parameters to succeed: keeping the victim unaware of the crime and presenting the stolen assets for sale to unsuspecting buyers. In the case of domain names, domain theft affects the victim’s business an...
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Stolen “Go” domains end up in court battle

Many of the domain names were subsequently sold. 15 domain names beginning with “go” have allegedly been stolen and many of them have been resold — creating a complicated issue now in the courts. Scott Petretta registered the domain names about two decades ago as part of his business Multi-Force Corporation. The names include popular […]

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