Image via WikipediaI keep a close eye on the WIPO UDRP decisions, as sometimes they can be very interesting.In most cases decisions are either upheld or denied and when they are upheld the normal followup would be for the domain in question to be transferred to the IP holder.However WIPO's latest set of UDRP decisions shows a different line of thought entirely.In several cases … [Read more...] about WIPO Orders Cancellation of Multiple Domain Registrations
A couple of months ago I posted about domain name front running. I'd been at a meeting during ICANN's LA meeting and had also read Jay Daley's paper on the subject.At the time I was unconvinced as to the existence of front running as a practice.In light of the revelations that have come to light in the last couple of days I may have to modify my previous views.What's … [Read more...] about Netsol Take Evil To A New Level
Nominet has expanded the number of RSS feeds available on their site to include disputes (DRS)You can see a full list of available RSS feeds provided by the registry here … [Read more...] about Nominet Adds More RSS Feeds
A few short days ago I mentioned that Eurid had taken action against a Chinese individual who had registered over ten thousand domains.While I initially did not expect to hear anything more about this story until the court made a declaration it seems that I was mistaken.According to a story published by French domain news site DomainesInfo there could be a link between the … [Read more...] about Eurid Registrar Possibly Implicated in Squatting
Domain Blog's most recent article covers an issue that is close to the heart of anyone with intellectual property to protect - typo squatting.While I can see that registering the most obvious typos makes sense, the question is where do you stop?At what point are the typos just plain silly?If you try out one of the online typo generators - and there are plenty to choose from - … [Read more...] about Where do you draw the line with domain typos?