Eurid, the entity charged with managing the .eu namespace, is reported to have taken action against an alleged cybersquatter based in China, Zheng Qingying.John over on WhoisIreland picked up the story from DomainsInfo. He's also provided a list with some of the domains affected.The last suspension "en masse" was directed against Ovidio when over 74 thousand domains were … [Read more...] about Eurid Suspends More Domains
I was delighted to see that Cork has won its ADR for Cork.eu against Traffic Web Holding BV. John has covered the ADR in more detail. … [Read more...] about Cork Wins ADR
It's nice to see squatters getting slapped by the Czech court. The recent decision (02438) is an incredibly long and detailed document, however it makes for compelling reading - especially if you or your company have been targetted by squatters. The basic details are as follows: Ask.eu was granted to a company, First Internet Technology Limited, on the basis of a Benelux … [Read more...] about CyberSquatters Get Slapped
Has anyone got any figures (even approximate ones) on the total cost of a successful ADR? I'm working on the basis that you would need to include: - domain registry costs - ADR process costs - legal advice - research (could be included with above or separate) - time Any input would be welcome … [Read more...] about What is the total cost of an ADR Dispute?
The panelist decision in the ADR case of f-zero is well worth reading. It's probably the first decision to show that common sense may yet prevail, though at what cost? Not everyone can afford the legal costs involved in an ADR dispute. As I've mentioned previously, Eurid / PWC's validation process is anything but perfect with applicants being sent cryptic and unhelpful … [Read more...] about EURID ADR Shows Common Sense?