CategoryDomain Investing

GoDaddy Expired Auction Picks Ending 2020-05-24

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FeelFit.com With digital fitness apps/websites gaining prominence now-a-days, feel absolutely assured that this name is going to keep your wallet fat. Although its current bid is high at $2,091, it will be worth your money. HelloSolar.com Build a company offering solarization services, a website housing a directory for all such companies in different regions or a blog solely dedicated to it...

Panel decides RDNH while the registrant didn’t even respond

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How often have you heard a UDRP panel deciding against the complainant even when the respondent didn’t even appear. Now on top of that add that not only the respondent won, but the panel also decided that the complainant was Reverse Domain Name Hijacking (RDNH). This is what happened with the domain AdviceGroup.com. Advice Group S.P.A. an Italian company filed a UDRP over the domain name...

Can Protocol.com be the ESPN of technology?

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Allbritton rolled out its second major journalism venture with Protocol.com. After Politico’s success expectations are high with Protocol. Protocol is “A new media company focused on the people, power and politics of tech.” People are raising concerns that whether there is any need of a new entrant to tech journalism considering there are already Recode, Wired , the Verge, the Information...

Trademark battle with Gerber Baby Foods forces LittleBean.com to rebrand

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Little Bean; a chickpea-based, dairy-free ice-cream shop; is re-branding to Little Chickpea after a trademark tussle with the behemoth baby food brand Gerber. The website LittleBean.com now redirects to the new LittleChickpea.com. The case is pretty similar to what changed Olympic Provisions to Olympia Provisions. The restaurateur Micah Camden said that he thought of the name Little Bean a year...

Nominet suspends 29,000 .uk domains

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Nominet, the .uk domain registry has suspended 28,937 domains this year. The takedowns happened because of the company’s vision to clear the UK’s cyberspace. The registry took the action after 5 out of the 10 companies it collaborates with, sent requests on takedowns. Out of the 28,937 takedowns, 28,606 came from the Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) which deals with...

Headlights.com acquired by HeadlightsDepot.com

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HeadlightsDepot.com has acquired the domain name Headlights.com. The premium was earlier owned by Vertical Axis, parked at Uniregistry. HeadlightsDepot.com had been trying to get the domain name since a long time. They started pursuing the domain name in 2010 but the deal was finalized only in 2019. The owners as well as customers, are very excited about the acquisition. Almost everyone used to...

Elon Musk, X.com and Mystery

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Elon Musk, the one entrepreneur who stands out. Musk keeps surprising us all the time with his innovative and universe-denting ideas. Well, he came up with an interesting….Umm…I don’t know what to call it. Figure it out for yourself! Musk recently tweeted a link to his website x.com, “x.com/x”. This garnered immediate attention because of his history with x.com. x.com was owned by him and...

How ICANN can easily prevent RDNH

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RDNH or Reverse Domain Name Hijacking when the owner of a trademark tries to secure a domain name by claiming a “cybersquatting” case against the owner of the domain. This usually happens when the owner of the domain is a smaller firm or an individual. Paragraph 15(e) of the UDRP Rules defines reverse domain name hijacking as the filing of a complaint in bad faith, resulting in the abuse of the...

CRA conducts workshops in collaboration with ICANN

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The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) in collaboration with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) conducted a one-day workshop on Handling Internet Identifiers Abuse and Misuse, and another three-day workshop on Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC). The workshop was conducted in CRA’s headquarters from 11th of November to 14th of November. The workshop...

.bond open for public

The .bond extension was launched for public today. The extension was available to trademark owners from October 17 to November 18 and unveiled to the public today. Brands like Twitter, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft and Instagram have already booked their .bond domains. The extension was launched by ShortDot SA, the fifth-largest new domain name registry in the world. The company was started by tech...

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