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Gaijin Entertainment: Reverse Domain Name Hijacking candidate for Gaijin.com

Five months ago, we announced that Gaijin Entertainment sent a C&D letter to Brandon Harris, owner of Gaijin.com, which he hand-registered in 1995. Gaijin Entertainment, specializing in gaming software, has now filed a UDRP for the domain name – for a trademark it acquired 16 years after Gaijin.com was registered! The claims brought forth by […]

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ICANN proposes .RDH gTLD for all potential litigation

With $350 million in the bank, ICANN is now able to up the ante in the gTLD game. Just a few days after the announcement of 1,930 gTLD applications, ICANN clearly establishes itself as the master of the domain. “We want to make sure the Internet remains a healthy arena for e-commerce and sometimes litigation […]

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The Domain Boys from Brazil

Good Sunday evening, my brothers and sisters in domaining – this is a late Sunday sermon with Father Domainicus. As you may already know, Rick Schwartz – the Domain King – is being under attack recently from the forces of Evil. Two good-looking Brazilian brothers, Márcio Mello Chaves and Heitor Chaves formed a company in […]

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Infographic: Stick it to the Brazilians, Rick!

The results are in for our poll about what should Rick Schwartz do with the domain name, SaveMe.com – since it was challenged via UDRP by the Brazilian lawyer, Márcio Mello Chaves, who filed the case on behalf of the SaveMe.com.br company. Out of 100 voters, only 8 believe that a fair use would be […]

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Rick Schwartz breaks Domaining.com viewership record!

Domaining.com – the long term project of French domainer entrepreneur, Francois Carrillo – offers the opportunity to purchase “eyeballs” with sponsored headlines. It’s an effective form of promoting one’s blog or business. Domain king, Rick Schwartz, is currently using the sponsored headline feature, to raise awareness to the recent incident of blatant reverse domain hijacking […]

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Poll: What should Rick Schwartz do with SaveMe.com ?

Rick Schwartz unleashed a salvo of pure lava yesterday, after a UDRP for his domain name SaveMe.com was initiated at the WIPO. Rick’s hand-registration from 1996 somehow became the business name of a Brazilian corporation that aggregates daily deals from Groupon and other money-savings web sites. Not only does the Brazilian company, SaveMe.com.br not have […]

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Latino Army Of Light to fight AOL’s army of darkness

In what appears to be a case of reverse domain hijacking, New York based society ‘Latino Army Of Light‘ is fighting for its virtual survival against a giant: AOL – America Online. According to the LatinoAoL.com web site: The LATINO ARMY OF LIGHT is a fraternal order composed of members of Latin descent. The order […]

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