Google complaint : UDRP removes ɢoogle.com domain from Russian registrant

Google complaint : UDRP removes ɢoogle.com domain from Russian registrant

February 17, 2017 · SPECIAL REPORT

Vitaly Popov isn’t happy; the Russian registrant of ɢoogle.com just lost his domain in a UDRP. Google Inc., the 800 pound search engine gorilla was the Complainant in this case, at the National Arbitration Forum. According to the UDRP, Google raised the following issue: Complainant offers a wide... [Read more]

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Sedo has announced the increase of its domain listing price cap, from $10,000 dollars to $50,000 USD. Until recently, the lower listing threshold for domain auctions without prior authorization created a lot of red tape for Sedo; with the...

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Domain WHOIS keeps no records. One of the issues with WHOIS, as implemented by ICANN, is that it does not keep track of WHOIS history. When a domain registrant changes, there is no tracking record of the date these changes occurred, and...

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Domain News: February 20, 2017 - 1:10 pmdomain-news

GoDaddy.com GoDaddy appears to have been having some issues this morning, with impossibly slow connections to its domain management interface. Once connected to the largest domain registrar in the world, functions within the administrative...

CNN grabbed a Donald Trump list of domains via DomainTools

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CNN apparently ordered a list of domains owned by the Donald Trump organization, via DomainTools. Ordering a “reverse WHOIS” list of domains can be rather costly, and CNN printed out a list of more than 3,600 domains, highlighting...

#NotMyPresidentsDay : Who owns PresidentsDay.com ?

Domain News: February 20, 2017 - 10:08 amdomain-news

#TrumpOlympics on Twitter. Today is President’s Day in the US, and Donald Trump’s first; it’s a federal holiday so schools, banks and financial institutions are closed. In the domain community, Escrow.com won’t be...

Sedo : German “I” domain crosses $10,000 dollars in auction

Domain News: February 20, 2017 - 9:44 amdomain-news

This post contains sponsored content from Sedo.com* The German word for “I” is extremely popular, and the matching domain, Ich.de, is part of the Sedo Great Domains auctions for February. Ich.de is currently at 9,650 euro, which...

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The Domain King®, Rick Schwartz. “Fake news” and “fake media” are controversial subjects in today’s global politics, and the Domain King®, Rick Schwartz, has acquired one such major related domain. In what...

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