The Chilean country code registry (.cl) has announced the formal introduction of a legal assistance service for registrants. Obviously they're not going to get embroiled in all legal disputes, but what they are going to do is help registrants who might be hit with a dispute involving their domains. They've been working on this project for over a year, so this week's … [Read more...] about Chilean ccTLD Introduces Legal Assistance Service
The independent review of the ICM Registry bid for .xxx was held towards the end of September in Washington and the documents from this are now available onlineI'd love to summarise them, but there is a very large volume of information (hundreds of pages)If you have the time to read over them all they include witness statements from Vint Cerf, Milton Mueller, Paul Twomey and … [Read more...] about ICM Registry (.xxx) Independent Review Documents Available
Image via WikipediaAh the joy of it all.First we had the quite public squabbling over .eco that I mentioned recently, now it looks like we're going to have a full on "food fight".If nothing else the new TLD process is going to be great fun for anyone who likes a bit of word play!So what's happening this time?Remember Wolfgang Puck joining forces with Minds and Machines to … [Read more...] about Food Fight Anyone?
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