GoDaddy allegedly promotes self-owned, trademark domains on its search tool

A domain investor demonstrated results produced by the GoDaddy domain search tool and two things stand out: GoDaddy-owned domains and trademark violations. In a Twitter thread, the search performed is that of “Crystal” with the GoDaddy results containing a prompt to perform a brokered “acquisition” of priced at $69.99 dollars. It also displays a […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved. UDRP decision shocks social media giant!

Instagram is an American photo and video sharing social networking service founded in October 2010. In April 2012, Facebook acquired the service for approximately US$1 billion in cash and stock. The domain was registered in 2004, however, and was reportedly acquired by Instagram in January 2011 for $100,000 dollars. Meanwhile, the Dutch domain […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved. Social media titan won’t pay $2,000 for this #domain name

Facebook declined an offer to pay up $2,000 dollars for So is there a “Facebook coin” in the works? Most likely not, but the domain name contains the world famous Facebook mark, which led to the social media titan filing a UDRP against it. The decision was swift: transfer the domain to the […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved.

Nestle.AI : Registrant wanted $50k but #UDRP gave the #domain away

The Chinese registrant of Nestle.AI claimed that the domain would be about an AI home robot product. At the same time, they offered to sell it to Nestle – officially Société des Produits Nestlé S.A., Switzerland – for the sum of $50,000 dollars. The ensuing UDRP ended up at the WIPO and the sole panelist […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved.

Move aside, Tesla : #GMC announced the electric #Hummer EV

Tesla who? GMC just announced the name of its upcoming electric truck: It’s the GMC Hummer EV. The 1,000 horsepower vehicle is a “monster truck” that bears the famous Hummer brand, without its bad reputation on fuel consumption. This GMC truck is all-electric. GMC is expected to school Tesla, whose futuristic cybertruck was seen as […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved.

#Warner Brothers hit with #UDRP over a bunch of “Warner” #domains

Life can be hard when your last name, Warner, matches that of a multi-billion dollar corporation. Even worse, when you go in business with your brother, calling yourself the Warner Brothers. Warner Media LLC filed a UDRP at the National Arbitration Forum, in order to take over the following domain names: […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved.

#LoveAndGreen .com : Generic #domain lost via the #UDRP process

If you register generic-sounding domain names, such as, there’s still a chance that they infringe on existing marks. Love & Green of Lyon, France, filed a UDRP against the domain’s registrant, citing an existing range of marks for LOVE & GREEN. It’s obvious that the ampersand symbol cannot be used in domain name registrations, […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved.

Caterpillar #domain : Blatant #typosquatting is the #1 reason for #UDRP loss

If you want to end up with a potential UDRP case, engage in blatant typosquatting of domain names. What is blatant typosquatting, is easy to define: www prefixes of popular domain brands, such as in the case of that was challenged via the UDRP process at the National Arbitration Forum. The domain appears to […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved.

Domain King 1 – #Domain squatters 0

Rick Schwartz, the Domain King, has scored against the despicable domain squatting clique. Hours after pointing out the travesty of allowing the domain to be listed for sale at Sedo, the PPC and domain marketplace company removed it from its inventory. The registrant has moved onto another PPC provider, GoDaddy’s Cash Parking. The story […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved.

#EnergyNova : Don’t buy trademark #domains in hopes of selling for a lot of money

If you register domain names, or buy them in the aftermarket or auctions, make sure they are not infringing on existing trademarks. In the case of, the domain was allowed to expire, was captured by SnapNames a year ago, and it was allegedly resold. The registrant sought $31,250 dollars for it, but there is […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved.

Trademark violations : Domains at Flippa with a Microsoft interest

Domain auction platforms often fail to keep their marketplace clean of any trademark violations. The very essence of cybersquatting, domains with keywords of famous brands or full corporate names, give domain investors a bad name. Flippa is an active marketplace, and in the past we’ve on numerous occasions alerted them about trademark violations being auctioned. […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved.

Nvidia GTX 970 settlement : Your check’s in the mail

Almost a year passed since graphics card giant, Nvidia, settled a class action lawsuit against its GTX 970 product. The company reached an agreement with the class late last year, and the judge awarded damages to the class. Distribution of the settlement checks started this month, and for each Nvidia GTX 970 purchase that was […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved.

Next Page »