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Chen Mingyu .com : The Chinese name of Mark Zuckerberg’s daughter got registered

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan, announced that their recently born daughter received a Chinese name: Chen Mingyu. According to the Chinese naming convention, “Chen” was derived from the mother’s family name; Mingyu is a composite word that means “bright universe.” It didn’t take too long for domain speculators to squat on […]

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Domain Discovery : Death to Domain Squatters!

Every day we discover something new, and at the end of a very busy Monday, this little domain discovery pays off. Domain squatting is bad, but is it bad enough for someone to proclaim “Death To Domain Squatters“? We aren’t sold on that notion, but the domain name DeathToDomainSquatters.com appears to be a dispenser of […]

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Domain Cybersquatter terrorizes San Diego family

A serial domain squatter is terrorizing a prominent San Diego family, that invited him into their home as a live-in domain instructor. Javier Jorge Defuentes, also known as “el torro” – the bull – has a long rap sheet that includes extortion, bigamy and cruelty to owners of domain names. “We thought Javier was a […]

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Sony: No ‘swag’ for domainer newbie in what could be the most clueless UDRP response ever!

Elliot Silver wrote an article about “newbies” in the domain industry risking to lose a lot of money, and this is a textbook example. Sony Corporation is a titan in electronics, and audio-visual technology. If you never heard of the world famous “SONY” trademark, then you need to have you head checked pronto! In a […]

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Jordan Ozuna: Justin Bieber’s new squeeze suffers .com squatting

Justin Bieber is just 19 and already the most sought-after young celebrity in the music business. The Canadian teenager likes to hang out with his buddies and smoke weed on occasion, and while women are of secondary importance he’s definitely a chick magnet. According to celebrity publications, The Jieber’s latest conquest is 22 year old […]

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Finding Dory .com: Disney’s next UDRP

It took a damn decade for Disney and Pixar to come to their senses; after milking the ‘Finding Nemo‘ franchise for all that it’s worth – and it’s worth billions – they finally announced the sequel: Finding Dory. The Pixar movie will be released to theaters in November 2015, just enough time away for Disney […]

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Epic Domain Battle: The Wyvern’s Tale gets a new domain but makes the wrong choice!

What happens when one doesn’t have assistance in making decisions related to domain names? They make bad choices. Two days ago we wrote about the saga of The Wyvern’s Tale – a games shop in Asheville, North Carolina – that experienced the unfortunate event of having their dot com squatted upon by the competition. Despite […]

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The Wyvern’s Tale: If all else fails, register your competitor’s domains!

A drama is unfolding in the otherwise quiet city of Asheville in North Carolina. In a nutshell: Two competing board game businesses are fighting online, mainly through Facebook, after one of the two registered the .com of the other’s name. The story isn’t as simple as it appears to be. Apparently, the second company was […]

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Domain squatter Justin Crews gets coal for XXXmas

A Californian by the name of Justin Crews made news earlier this week after he registered the domain name HuffingtonPost.xxx It seems that the ICM Registry is suspending all such trademark or business mark domain names, per their press release earlier today. Mr. Crews apparently registered several other .XXX domains that are trademarks or business […]

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