I mentioned the issue facing Solidhost a while back. Although the legal proceedings are still ongoing the Dutch company have managed to regain control of the domain name in the interim.
In a post on the company’s forum
Andre van Vliet was very candid about what was going on:
As of today we have recovered our domain solidhost.com – it now belongs to us again and is completely under our own control.
The lawsuit against the registrars and hijacker is not over yet, however through a premilary injunction the court has decided that we have provided more than enough evidence that the domainname is our property. The hijacker has a few more days to respond to the lawsuit in order to object this decision, but we do not expect him to respond at all (as he would then also have to identify himself).
Until the case is over, I’m afraid I cannot share any information about the claims for recovery of our damages (resulting from the hijack). Needless to say – as soon as we are able to – more information about this will be posted later.