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March 19, 2019 23:39

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Owner of CryptoSecurities.exchange goes after CryptoSecurities.com

CryptoSecurities.com was registered in 2013 and the plaintiff’s business was just created this year. A law firm that created a business on the domain name CryptoSecurities.exchange has filed a lawsuit (pdf) against the owner of the CryptoSecurities.com domain name In the suit, plaintiff Castro & Co claims to have “a federal trademark registration, no. 87756075, […]

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Another example of why your company must be the registrant of its domain names

Airline alleges that former contractors are holding its domain names hostage. Flair Airlines alleges that former contracts are holding its domain names hostage, forcing it to change its website address. A small Canadian airline says that former contractors are holding its two main domain name hostage, causing the company to lose substantial sales. It’s yet […]

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7 Steps To Take If Your Content Isn’t Converting; Why Direct Mail Marketing Is Far From Dead

New campaign let’s Instagram users eat their posts; Legal Gray Zone: Firms Sued For Sending Unsolicited Email; This Survey of 2.3 Million People Just Revealed the Top Colleges and Majors by Graduate Salaries; This Generic Millennial Ad Is Everything Wrong With Advertising To You…  Owen FragerOutsourced | Marketing (NYC / Miami)20h This Survey of 2.3 Million […]

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Billionaire’s company sues to get his name in .com

Man asked for $49,999 for DanFriedkin.com domain name. The Friedkin Group, a holding company for billionaire Dan Friedkin’s businesses, has filed a lawsuit (pdf) to get the domain name DanFriedkin.com. Rajesh Kumar of Bihar, India registered the domain name last year. It’s unclear the exact sequence of events, but on February 9 Kumar sent this […]

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Lawsuit filed to overturn OpenTime.com UDRP

Domain owner shot himself in the foot in UDRP response, so he’s asking a court to let him keep the domain name. The owner of OpenTime.com, who lost the domain name in a UDRP decision last month, has filed a lawsuit (pdf) to try to retain ownership of the domain name. If you look at […]

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Breaking: Verisign loses appeal in .XYZ lawsuit

Appeals court affirms District Court’s decision to grant summary judgment to XYZ in false advertising case. David has beaten Goliath. Again. Verisign (NASDAQ:VRSN) has lost its appeal in its false advertising lawsuit against .XYZ and its founder, Daniel Negari. Verisign, which runs the .com and .net namespaces, alleged in a lawsuit that Negari made false […]

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Nat Cohen’s Telepathy sues for reverse domain name hijacking

Telepathy claims finance company is trying to reverse hijack a domain name it owns. Telepathy, Inc., a company owned by domain name investor Nat Cohen, has sued Seattle company Parametric Portfolio Associates, LLC for alleged reverse domain name hijacking and other actions. Parametric, a financial firm, uses the domain name ParametricPortfolio.com. Telepathy has owned the […]

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ICANN files motion to dismiss Donuts’ .Web lawsuit

ICANN says Donuts can’t sue and asks for court to dismiss case. ICANN has filed a motion to dismiss (pdf) a lawsuit brought by a Donuts’-owned company over the results of an auction for .Web. Donuts was one of seven applicants for the .web top level domain name. Another applicant, Nu Dot Co, won an […]

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NFX LLC sues to recover stolen NFX.com domain name

Company files lawsuit in an attempt to regain control of its domain name. NFX LLC, which runs programs to help marketplace startups, has filed a lawsuit (pdf) to recover the domain name NFX.com. NFX claims the domain name was stolen from it sometime between September 2015 and May 2016 after an email account was hacked. […]

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Mike Mann overturns UDRP decision in court

Domain investor will keep SoundStop.com domain name. Domain name investor Mike Mann has successfully defended his domain name SoundStop.com in court after a UDRP panel ordered that he transfer it. Blue Ridge Fiberboard, Inc filed a UDRP against the domain name with the National Arbitration Forum. A three-person panel consisting of Jaime Delgado, Sandra J. […]

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