As I predicted ICANN is pursuing its case against EPAG. They're now not only appealing the case to a higher court in Germany, but are also trying to get the entire thing referred to the European Court of Justice. In an announcement late last night ICANN made it very clear what their intentions are. While they're pursuing the appeal in the higher court in the German region, … [Read more...] about ICANN vs EPAG: ICANN Seeks Appeal Plus Pushes for ECJ Referral
Last Friday ICANN took German registrar EPAG to court in Germany. German courts seem to be pretty fast, so instead of having to wait weeks or months to see how they'd rule, we've already got the answer. The German court in Bonn has ruled that EPAG (Tucows) is not obliged to collect extra contacts beyond the domain name registrant. The decision, naturally, is in German, … [Read more...] about ICANN vs Epag / Tucows: German Court Rules Against ICANN
You'll have to excuse me for the Shakespeare quote, but something is rotten in the state of Denmark.While talking to some of the people involved with the Danish domain industry it becomes evident that there is something something seriously wrong with how .dk handles disputes.A recent case revolved around the domain orango.dkThe domain had been registered for nearly 10 years … [Read more...] about Something is rotten in the state of Denmark : Danish Dispute Policies Allow Reverse Hijacks?