Law

An International Domain Theft Story

In just a moment, I’m about to share with you a domain theft / hijacking story. It’s not like any I’ve encountered before, although others might have. By international, I mean it involves different parties in different countries. Three, to be exact. The owner originated in Country A, the domain registrar is in Country B,…

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Why Getting .Coms To Protect Your Brand Isn’t Always Good

Why Getting .Coms To Protect Your Brand Isn’t Always Good

Some people register domain names bearing brands or trademarks in them, often without actually knowing or realizing the consequences of doing so. Generally, registering and using domain names to make money off of their trademark namesakes are a no-no. Then when their trademark holders send them cease and desist (C&D) letters telling them to stop,…

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Domain Name Seized By Feds Returned To Owner

A domain name seized by U.S. law enforcement authorities has finally been returned to its owner. That headline got my attention just a moment ago. According to the original story, the domain name seizing of Dajaz1.com was done by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Immigrations and Customs Enforcement division. You can visit their web…

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