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Oscar night snafu leads to domain registration of #FakeOscars .com

Announcing “La La Land” as the best movie during tonight’s Academy Awards was a mistake; the snafu was quickly discovered, leading to “Moonlight” winning best picture. The incident sent waves among those watching the 89th Academy Awards, and it became viral very quickly. Borrowing elements from the current political arena and references to “fake news,” […]

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GoDaddy wins lawsuit brought forth by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

GoDaddy pulled a surprising victory against the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, today, in a decision that dispelled a $30 million lawsuit against the domain registrar. The cybersquatting case lasted more than five years, and a judge ruled in GoDaddy’s favor. According to the Hollywood Reporter, District Court Judge AndreĀ Birotte Jr. decided there’s […]

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GoDaddy to face the music in Anticybersquatting lawsuit

GoDaddy is being sued in a California court, by AMPAS, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The culprit: numerous domain names that contain AMPAS trademarks, which GoDaddy is accused of monetizing through its parking program. In a shocking decision, GoDaddy has been denied ‘safe harbor‘, as they are profiting from the traffic of […]

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