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Quad9 joins Cyber Threat Alliance


Quad9 is a prominent recursive DNS resolver. The Swiss organization is the only global public resolver, to not operate for profit but for public welfare. The organization is now going to join the alliance of the world’s most prolific cybersecurity entities: Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA). CTA is a conglomeration of cybersecurity leaders that work to uphold global security. CTA has categorized its...

Which domain name dispute gave the 500th RDNH?


Most of the complaints in UDRP either succeed or are denied. There are only a few instances of RDNH being awarded to the Complainant. However, UDRP procedures marked their 500th RDNH with the domain name Both the parties involved in this domain dispute have a history of difference over their name. The Complainant here is USwitch Ltd, which was established in 2000. The complainant...

Is trademark search necessary before registering a domain name?


Domain names play a huge role in a company’s branding. There can be possible cases where someone registers a domain name that might be infringing upon someone else’s trademarks and brand names. Hence a little search is always advised before registering a domain name. However, is it absolutely necessary? Let’s see what the WIPO has to say. Delta Dental Plans Association is a company that works...

When an environment company was handed RDNH over its complaint


Environment awareness is spreading across the world as the effects of climate change begin to dawn upon us. People have become sensitive to the climate and are actively talking about it. However, in the realms of legal procedures, the laid down regulations still hold the superiority. Even against the prevailing notions of civility and righteousness. Ecostream LLC is a company that provides water...

Chain’s CEO acquires Patriots.eth


The Crypto industry is aggressively entering every nook and corner of modern businesses. The National Football League is no different. Recently, legislation was passed allowing teams to integrate with Blockchain companies. Post this, collaborations were initiated, starting with Dallas Cowboys and Now, the New England Patriots have joined the party as well. The NFL’s New...

Federal Trade Commission proposes law against Brand Impersonation scams


The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), an independent entity responsible for the enforcement of antitrust laws and consumer protection, has issued a notice about a new law in making. The Commission has taken into account the growing number of impersonation scams, and is going frame a new rule to regulate it. The notice is termed as Trade Regulation Rule on Impersonation of Government and Businesses...

Digital Domain has a new Global President of Visual Effects Studios


Digital Domain is a highly successful digital production and special effects company. Never heard of it? Well, you must have experienced their works in popular movies like Avengers: Infinity Wars, Avengers: End Game, Iron Man 3, Furious 7, Deadpool, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Titanic! There are other names too, but you get the point, right? Digital Domain has just appointed a new...

Fasthosts giving free .com domains for an year


Are you looking to get your perfect .com domain registered? Or are you a domain investor looking to buy strategic domain names with the potential for heavy returns? We have some good news for you. You can get your .com domain name free of cost, for a year! Fasthosts has launched a new offer, giving away .com domains free for a year. Not only .com domains, but it also offering and .uk at...

Cryptocurrency run by Pakistani people trying to dupe TATA


Delhi High Court has admitted a case against a cryptocurrency that was trying to use the TATA name to sell its coins. The company is said to be a company run by Pakistani people, but based in the UK. The company that is in question here is Hakuna Matata. The company has been selling cryptocurrencies under the brand name TATA.  The Court admitted that it cannot be the case that the...

US Voting body has acquired this domain name


The US Vote Foundation has made a new domain name acquisition. The new domain name is going to increase the accessibility and utility of the foundation and its services. The domain name acquired is US.Vote. USA is among the countries which allows non-physical voting. The overseas or absentee voters can request the ballot from the foundation’s platforms. For physical voters too, the platform...

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