This debate never got heated during the NewDomains.org conference in Munich last month. One might speculate that it was largely because most in the audience and on the panel, support and believe in the existence of both.
Defendants hand domain names over to Facebook. Facebook has recovered 14 Facebook.com domain name typos that were named in its massive cybersquatting lawsuit filed in July. The domain names were most recently using the PrivacyProtect.org whois masking service
Company claims trademark infringement and that Facebook hijacked its username. The Chicago company that owns Timelines.com and a federally registered trademark for “Timelines” has filed a trademark infringement suit ( pdf ) against Facebook over its new “Timeline” feature. According to the suit: Facebook has announced its intention to use and, indeed has already begun to re-direct Internet traffic, using Timelines’ federally registered “TIMELINES” trademark as the centerpiece of Facebook’s new product offering going forward, a move that, given the size and reach of Facebook, will essentially eliminate Timelines and leave the public with the confusing impression that plaintiff Timelines is somehow affiliated with Facebook
Facebook makes intriguing domain registrations. Facebook has yet to settle an ongoing trademark dispute with American Farm Bureau despite paying millions to buy the FB.com domain name from it
Namecheap offered an exclusive deal of $1.99 domains that was activated only when 5,000 new Likes were reached.Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 07, 2011 Namecheap, a leading domain name registrar, recently ran a successful promotion on Facebook that generated over 5,000 new fans to unlock a $1.99 coupon code for a new com/org/net domain name.
UDRP was a waste of time and money. Here’s another example of a UDRP case that should have never been filed. A social media marketing firm that apparently just came into existence (or at least started using its brand) in 2010 filed a case against the owner of a domain registered in 2001.
Social media has turned many of us from content consumers into content producers. Tools such as Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Amplify have made the process...