The Digital Britain report and the legislation which is now before the UK parliament (Digital Economy Bill) makes for very scary reading. The implications of the legislation are far reaching - and not just within the UKWhat about the sections of the legislation that refer to domain registries? Note the pluralThere is an entire section of the legislation dedicated to "internet … [Read more...] about Digital Britain Uses Stone Age References
More Registrant Exploitation From Namesco Ireland AKA Register365
Rather than rehash my original post from earlier today take a look here … [Read more...] about More Registrant Exploitation From Namesco Ireland AKA Register365
Should Registries Contact Registrants About Renewals?
I've always had mixed feelings about registries contacting registrants directly.On one level it doesn't bother me in the least, but on another I can see how it causes confusionOver the past couple of years we've been dealing with an ever-growing number of registries and seen a wide variety of policies and implementations, but the contact policy is one that always causes some … [Read more...] about Should Registries Contact Registrants About Renewals?
Facebook Wins WIPO Decision
Facebook, the social networking site that is "flavour de jour", has won a WIPO UDRP case.The decision isn't that exciting, as the registrant did not respond. The domain face-book.com is currently parked, but will probably move in the next few days/ weeks. … [Read more...] about Facebook Wins WIPO Decision