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Domain Memes : Rick Schwartz and the RDNH disease

Our Domain Memes open series are about fun snapshots of events related to the domain industry. Some of these events are funny, others are definitely serious. Today’s meme is about the closing chapter of the Queen.com saga, a UDRP that ended with Rick Schwartz’s victory, with a finding of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking (RDNH) against […]

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Queen.com UDRP : Case added to Hall Of Shame for RDNH activity

Rick Schwartz has followed up on his promise to add Danish company, Knud Jepsen A/S, on HallOfShame.com. In a monumental case involving the aged domain, Queen.com, the Danish florist lost with a Reverse Domain Name Hijacking finding. The Queen.com entry on Hall of Shame, a repository of cases involving domains that were unjustly pursued via […]

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Poll: Do you still own your first domain name?

Rick Schwartz still owns his first domain name, LipService.com, although we’re certain he’d part ways with it for the right price. Registering or acquiring the very first domain name, is a memory that many domain investors would cherish. Keeping that first domain for years, whether due to its value or the memories it’s associated with, […]

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Poll: Is Rick Schwartz going to “kill” it with Queen.com?

It’s been almost two months since a Danish florist filed a UDRP against Queen.com. Rick Schwartz‘s premium domain is not only generic, it’s also aged; after 19 years in Rick’s possession it’s one of the oldest domain names to be taken through the UDRP process. Most UDRP cases don’t take two months to complete, which […]

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WIPO panelists enjoy perusing Queen.com UDRP

The ongoing UDRP against Queen.com has stirred lots of ire across the domain investments community. Nineteen years after its acquisition by Rick Schwartz, this generic gem of a domain is being challenged by a Danish florist. The UDRP against Queen.com was filed more than a month ago, on April 4th, and as it’s still live; […]

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