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March’s Top 5: GoDaddy, France.com and more

A look at the top five stories on Domain Name Wire last month. These were the top stories on Domain Name Wire last month, ranked by pageviews: 1. GoDaddy to remove locks on Brent Oxley’s domains, changes policy – The registrar changed its policy for locking domains that are subject to a legal dispute after […]

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Court rules France can keep France.com

The French Republic used French courts to wrest the domain away from an American company. The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has delivered a blow to the former owner of France.com. Jean-Noël Frydman registered France.com in 1994 and used it for many years to promote tourism in France. In 2014, Frydman’s […]

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Court rejects France’s appeal in France.com case

Court of Appeals rejects France’s motion to dismiss on grounds of sovereign immunity. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has rejected an appeal by the country of France in a dispute over France.com. Here’s the background: Jean-Noël Frydman, who registered France.com in 1994, lost control of the domain name to the country […]

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Original France.com owner sues to recover domain from the country

French courts nabs valuable domain name for its government. The original registrant of France.com back in 1994 has filed a lawsuit (pdf) to try to recover the domain name France.com, which the country managed to wrestle away through the French court system. France.com, Inc. filed the suit in U.S. District Court in the Eastern District […]

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