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UDRP has its limits when it comes to taking down counterfeit websites

Even if the domain owner is doing a bad thing, UDRP can only be used if all three prongs of the policy are met. The Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) is a good tool to take over cybersquatted domain names. These names are often being used for nefarious purposes such as phishing or […]

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Com Laude acquires Scottish rival

Brand protection registrar Com Laude has picked up smaller competitor Demys for an undisclosed sum. Demys, based in Edinburgh, is an ICANN-accredited registrar that specializes in the UK automotive, retail/leisure, media and consumer goods sectors. It ...
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ICANN surveys domain registrants about trademark claims notices

Survey is well-intentioned but is unlikely to provide good data. ICANN is requesting feedback from domain name registrants about trademark claims notices from the Trademark Clearinghouse. Domain name investors that registered new top level domain names are probably familiar with these notices. When you try to register a domain that matches a trademark in the […]

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Playboy gets Centerfolds.com domain name in cybersquatting dispute

Iconic adult entertainment brand gets control of Centerfolds.com domain that was registered back in 1995. Playboy Enterprises International, Inc. has won control of the domain name Centerfolds.com after filing a cybersquatting dispute against the domain name. A World Intellectual Property Organization panelist determined that the current owner of the domain, E-Magine, registered the domain in bad […]

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Have your say on single-character .com domains

ICANN wants your opinion on its plan to allow Verisign to auction off o.com, with a potential impact on the future release of other single-character .com domain names. The organization has published a proposed amendment to the .com registry contract an...
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