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ENS domains cross the 2 million mark

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Earlier, this month we had reported about the strong growth of Ethereum Name Service (ENS) domains maintained month over month. The crypto domains is growing fast and strong as the total number of ETH domains has now crossed the 2 million mark. In a tweet ENS.eth announced the achievement over the important milestone. The name system continued its thundering growth in August also. At the end of...

Who gets to use the CENTURY mark?

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Trademark Registrations should be done with utmost carefulness as well as sincerity. Attention should be paid if there is even a partial overlapping between a pending or registered trademark. A minor similarity could lead to future problems, as evident through the case study. A trademark dispute arose between Shivam Hardware Store and MS CENTURY WORLD (CW). The respondent Shivam Hardware Store...

Crypto.com conquering regulatory barriers, one nation after another

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Crypto.com has acquired the registration to conduct cryptocurrency related activities in the UK. After getting the approval from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the UK would be another addition to a growing list of the countries where Crypto.com has acquired statutory rights. Few days ago, the company had signed the pre-registration undertaking with Canada’s Ontario Securities Commission...

Alabama’s Berlin gets a new domain name

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Berlin is more than just a city.  The German capital represents the aspirations and achievements of the German folks. However, did you know that there is another Berlin in the US? Berlin is also a town in the state of Alabama. The town is a part of Cullman county. The municipality of the town adopted a new domain name. The town had been until now using a .org domain name, i.e, BerlinAL.org...

Radix posts a strong H1 2022

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Radix has presented its figures for the first half of 2022. The company has marked a strong growth with respect to the previous half of 2021. We had discussed Radix’s performance in the second half of 2021, let’s take a look at first half figures of 2022. Radix has reported $3.8 million in Premium Retail Revenue in H1 2022.  This is a growth of 28.37% as compared to the previous Half. In H2...

Identity Digital makes its way to the Inc. 5000 2022 List

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Inc. magazine has released its Inc. 5000 list for 2022. The list gives deep insights into the fastest growing private companies in the United States. The 2022 edition of the list finds a mention of Identity Digital. Identity Digital has been placed at the #2,937 position. Identity Digital had shown an overwhelming growth rate of 184%. It was present in the Business Products & Services...

Does registering Adventist.com give trademark rights over Adventist?

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Does registering a domain name give Trademark Rights over the terms involved in the domain name. UDRP is clear about the ownership of the domain name in such cases. The domain name belongs to the preceding party, i.e., whichever is registered first the Trademark or the domain name, the said name belongs to them. However, it does not talk about the ownership of the Trademark Rights. It does say so...

NIXI’s great offer on the eve of 75th Independence Day

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India is heading for its 75th Independence Day. The whole nation has joined to celebrate this iconic occasion. Amid these celebrarations the manager of the country’s ccTLD has come up with a spectacular offer. National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI) has offered huge discounts over .in and .भारत domains names. The domain names are available for grabs at ₹75 ($0.94) for one year. The offer...

PIR’s portfolio has expanded. Which extensions have joined?

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In a previous post we had explained how the Public Interest Registry (PIR) had planned to expand its portfolio. PIR had partnered with Donuts Inc. to acquire .foundation, .charity and .gives to its set of existing domain name extensions. Now, these extensions have been integrated into the PIR’s .org family of domains. With this addition PIR’s family includes extensions like .org, .ngo, .ong, ...

ENS soars to its highest monthly revenue in July

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In a tweet ENS.eth has announced that July’s was its highest ever, in terms of revenue. In July. ENS gained 5,400 ETH or $2.48 million. This is significantly higher than the figure of 3,165.85 ETH reported in May. That’s a jump of more than 70% as compared to the figures of May, its erstwhile best month. ENS (Ethereum Name Service) has continued its brilliant sprint. We had reported how May was...

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