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VamikaKohli.com at 1 million dollars?

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To be honest, the prices at which several of the NFTs have been sold have distorted what I consider ‘ridiculous’ when prices of entities are concerned. However, even my expanded view of ‘ridiculous’ pricing still can’t grab the fact that VamikaKohli.com is available for $1 million!  Vamika Kohli is the name of the daughter of popular Indian Actress Anushka...

GoDaddy’s founder goes through medical LSD treatment

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Mental health is one of the most serious issues of current times. Fluctuations in the global markets and several once-in-a-lifetime crises, has affected the working populace severely.  GoDaddy’s founder and former CEO Bob Parsons is among the individuals who have been struggling with mental health issues. Bob went to the Vietnam War and since coming back has been suffering from Post...

Convex Finance’s domain name hacked

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Convex Finance, a popular Decentralized Finance platform met with a troubling incident recently. The platform’s user-facing domain name ConvexFinance.com was hijacked.  The attack was mainly to approve the smart contacts present there. Smart contacts are certain automated activities that come into operation once the prestated conditions are met. The attackers wanted to derive unduly...

Panel divided, Transfer and RDNH in the same dispute

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Domain disputes decisions do not always have a unanimous decision. Sometimes one panelist might disagree with other panelists. However, the scale of  dissension and diversion seldom enlarged. In today’s unique case study we would see how one side of panelists decided for Transfer while the other went as far as awarding a RDNH.  The dispute was submitted at  WIPO, with the...

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority issues clarification on centralised DNS

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Pakistan Telecom Authority (PTA) has issued a clarification setting aside several claims, aiming towards the centralisation of DNS by the authority. This clarification has come after the PTA has announced some changes in the domain name redressal policies.  PTA had earlier announced about tightening the noose on domain names presenting content deemed illegal by the Government. In order to do...

RevoluGROUP acquires 182 VIP domain names

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Canada based RevoluGROUP has made a very significant acquisition to promote its brand. The group has acquired a collection of 182 premium VIP domain names, with the average age of more than 20 years. The move not only promotes the brand in a significant way, but in fact a whole new vertical would be created to provide a channel for these acquisitions. The VIP collection of domain names contains...

AdvanceBioderma attracts advanced intermediation

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Disputes arise when two companies try to use the same name. This can also happen when a company’s brand name is being used as the company name by some other entity.  Arbitration Center for Internet Disputes witnessed an extended tussle between two parties over the usage of the domain name AdvanceBioderma.com. The filing in the ADR is only an extension of a number of Complaints filed by...

This domain name might hinder Amazon’s expansion in Belgium

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Amazon has been having a tough time lately. The e-Commerce firm’s stocks have been falling since the past 2 months. Amazon had the highest brand value, the previous year. However, this year Apple has retained the top spot in the brand value.  Amazon hopes to solve this through expansion into different countries. Company has planned to open its webshop in 5 countries. 4 of them are...

Forum’s unfair judgment on Vanguard-Wealth.com?

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Domain disputes are not always consistent with one other, if the broader perspectives are concerned. Each case has its own merit and should be looked upon objectively. However, often decisions come that are not easy to digest.  Forum witnessed a dispute between two parties over the use of domain name Vanguard-Wealth.com. The Complainant is The Vanguard Group, Inc.  The Complainant is...

Paris Saint-Germain reached WIPO for this NFT domain name

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NFT’s craze hasn’t melted down yet. People are still purchasing NFTs for hefty prices and showing them off. Adding to the trend several Sports teams released their won NFTs for their fans. This includes Paris Saint-Germain.  WIPO witnessed an absolutely remarkable dispute for two domain names, namely PSGNFT.com and NFTPSG.com. The Complainant was the popular Spanish Football Club...

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