SoBold.com: Fresh UDRP seems typical of a “Plan B” setup

The domain SoBold.com was caught via DropCatch in 2021. Its registrant, Mr. David Lahoti, operates Syncpoint.com, an internet services company. He also operates the popular UDRP-tracking platform, UDRPsearch.com. SoBold.com is now in an active UDRP filing and we received documents related to the case. In summary, the Complainant attempted to get the domain offering $400 […]

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WhatsApp agreements binding, as 420.com lawsuit shows

If you negotiate about a domain name via a chatting app, such as WhatsApp, and agree to a sale or acquisition, that is a binding agreement. An active lawsuit involving the domain 420.com demonstrates that no explicit signatures are required, when two parties, a buyer and a seller, have demonstrated their agreement to exchange a […]

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Mike Mann files lawsuit to get #LakesGas .com #domain back after #UDRP loss

DomainMarket founder, Mike Mann, lost the UDRP for the domain LakesGas.com – the busy entrepreneur and operator of Phone.com is now filing a federal lawsuit. Mike Mann’s company filed the lawsuit at the US District Court for the Western District of Washington, to reverse the decision. According to domain investor, George Kirikos, who identified the […]

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Florida company seeks class certification in lawsuit against GoDaddy

Ventures Edge Legal PLLC, a Florida business legal services company, is seeking class certification in pending litigation against GoDaddy.com. The company asked an Arizona federal judge last week to be given class certification. Since 2014, GoDaddy.com allegedly failed to tell consumers that the Office 365 Business Premium plan it offered was a “watered-down” version of […]

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JPE.com : Owners filed lawsuit to regain control of the domain name

Jacobs Private Equity LLC has filed a lawsuit at the Eastern Virginia District Court, to regain control of the domain JPE.com. According to WHOIS records from DomainTools, the domain JPE.com changed hands around September 4, 2016. There are no public records of a recent sale, and the domain was moved from Network Solutions to Dynadot. […]

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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 Andre Birotte Jr. decided there’s […]

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Viacom: We’re unable to use YouTube so we’re suing them!

Imagine being sued due to the incompetence of the plaintiff to do their job properly. That’s exactly what is happening with a new lawsuit coming against YouTube from broadcast giant Viacom. YouTube is seeking protection under the provision of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) that ensures safe harbor against lawsuits for content created by […]

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Christmas.com owner sues Xmas.com over offensive eCard

It’s been a thorny issue for years and years of American political correctness: the use of ‘Xmas’ as a substitute shorthand of ‘Christmas’ has now taken its final battle to cyberspace. Florida-based corporation “Santa’s Helpers LLC” is suing the British Virgin Islands company “Sea, Sand and Santa Inc.” – the argument over the use of […]

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Yahoo about to pay world’s first negative PPC

Looks like the advertising genius of Yahoo has screwed up big time; the company has settled a class action lawsuit related to exuberant charges to advertisers. The lawyers’ fees exceed $4 million bucks. With the current PPC rates for parked domains being in the sub-nickel range, Yahoo is about to introduce the world’s first negative […]

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