Domain names news

Verizon takes eight
16 August 2017 | Geneva | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Verizon has laid claim on eight parked domains after a World IP Organisation Arbitration and Mediation Centre panel found the original registrations to be bad faith
Virgin reclaims Atlantic domain
15 August 2017 | Geneva | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Virgin Enterprises has reclaimed an infringing domain name after the original registrant tried to extort the company for money
Daily Mail recovers copycat domain
14 August 2017 | Geneva | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Associated Newspapers, owner of tabloid the Daily Mail, has recovered a “confusingly similar” domain name
Microsoft reclaims Skype domain
11 August 2017 | Minneapolis | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Airbnb evicts phisher
10 August 2017 | Geneva | Reporter: Barney Dixon
GOT MILK? Not anymore, says WIPO
09 August 2017 | Geneva | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Stone Island brand owner recovers hundreds of domains
31 July 2017 | Geneva | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Cybersquatter loses Redtube domain
27 July 2017 | Geneva | Reporter: Barney Dixon
.Amazon could be up for grabs
19 July 2017 | Los Angeles | Reporter: Barney Dixon
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DavidDuchovny.com is no longer out there
12 July 2017 | Minnesota | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Costa Rican registry complains of US ‘insults’
10 July 2017 | San José | Reporter: Barney Dixon
WhatsApp recovers hackers domain
07 July 2017 | Geneva | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
McDonald’s jumps ship on .brands
06 July 2017 | Los Angeles | Reporter: Barney Dixon
New gTLDs used for defensive purposes
28 June 2017 | New York | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Nominet releases annual .uk domain disputes report
22 June 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
👎 to emoji use in domain names, says ICANN committee
06 June 2016 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
WIPO updates UDRP jurisprudential overview
05 June 2017 | Geneva | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Yell loses out in UDRP decision
26 May 2017 | Geneva | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Intermountain lays claim to Utah hospital domains
05 May 2017 | Utah | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Moncler stitches up cybersquatter
19 April 2017 | Geneva | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Bloomberg loses out on bloomberg.site
04 April 2017 | Minnesota | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
IMEC Hosting wins UDRP challenge on 20-year old domain
30 March 2017 | Minneapolis | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Owner of .feedback lacks transparency
22 March 2017 | Los Angeles | Reporter: Barney Dixon
UDRP cases hit record in 2016
17 March 2017 | Geneva | Reporter: Barney Dixon
New gTLDs attracting spammers, says IBM
16 March 2017 | New York | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Rockefeller strikes oil with 26 domain names
09 March 2017 | Geneva | Reporter: Barney Dixon
The DNA backtracks on third-party copyright system
27 February 2017 | Massachusetts | Reporter: Barney Dixon
20 domain names for Freddy
22 February 2017 | Geneva | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Domain Name Association backs UDRP-style copyright infringement system
09 February 2017 | Massachusetts | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
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