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The anticipatory web will change how people access and use the World Wide Web. I’ve been warning for a while that the greatest threat to domain names is new technology that requires less searching and browsing. Owners of premium domains have been hurt as browsers switched from an address bar to a search bar. But […]

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Author: Andrew Allemann
Posted: March 21, 2019, 6:38 pm

Company went after the .com version of its country code domain name. A World Intellectual Property Organization panelist has found a company in Brazil guilty of reverse domain name hijacking despite the owner of the domain name not responding to the UDRP. Panelist Wilson Pinheiro Jabur made the finding against 2XT Tecnologia e Comercio de […]

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Author: Andrew Allemann
Posted: March 21, 2019, 4:52 pm

Suit alleges that domain name wasn’t owned by defendants named in class action. Bitseller, a company in Cyprus, says that Verisign shouldn’t have transferred the domain name Radaris.com as requested by a court and is asking (pdf) for at least $500,000 in damages. The backstory is interesting. In 2014, attorneys filed a class action lawsuit […]

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Author: Andrew Allemann
Posted: March 21, 2019, 4:34 pm

Ravi Lahoti says he has owned the domain since 1998. Earlier this year Scratch Foundation, a non-profit that started at MIT, filed an in rem lawsuit (pdf) against the domain name Scratch.org claiming that the domain is cybersquatting. In the complaint, Scratch Foundation said it reached out to the owner of the domain name in […]

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Author: Andrew Allemann
Posted: March 21, 2019, 3:29 pm

Company tells domain name overseer that it doesn’t want .Honeywell anymore. American conglomerate Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has decided it doesn’t want to run its own top level domain name after all. The company informed (pdf) ICANN last month that it wishes to terminate its agreement to run .honeywell as a top level domain name. The […]

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Author: Andrew Allemann
Posted: March 21, 2019, 2:32 am

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