BASF among the big companies buying domain names last week.
Marketing maven Owen Frager has always known how to get attention. His provocative headlines draw a steady flow of readers to his Frager Factor blog so when I read that he was in the emergency room after getting run over by a pack of stampeding dogs, I didn't know what to think! Here is what really happened.
Court of Appeals denies VeriSign’s motion, setting up a potential trial over the company’s .com monopoly. One year after a big legal setback, VeriSign has been setback again by the same court. Today the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals denied ( pdf ) VeriSign’s motion for a rehearing of its case with Coalition for ICANN Transparency, and the court amended the opinion it released last year on the matter. The background: Coalition for ICANN Transparency (CFIT) sued VeriSign for its no-bid contract with ICANN, among other things.
Lawsuit filed after expired domains sold on NameJet. John Zuccarini has filed a complaint ( pdf ) against NameJet, eNom, VeriSign, and Network Solutions in U.S. District Court over the transfer and auctioning of a number of his domain names.
VPN software from Cisco Systems, Juniper and others make users susceptible to Web-based attacks, according to an advisory from the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team.