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US facing legal challenge to domain name seizures

One of Spain’s most popular websites, whose American domains were seized as part of a crackdown on Internet piracy, asked a US judge Monday to return its property that it claims was wrongly taken. The Rojadirecta .com and .org domains were seized in January along with eight others connected to broadcasting pirated streams of professional sports. The legal filing in New York federal court by ...

By |June 14th, 2011|Recent Domain News|Comments Off on US facing legal challenge to domain name seizures

Righthaven Wants More than Domains Now

Righthaven, the company that turned copyright lawsuits into a business model, had a claim dismissed by a federal court in Nevada last week. The judge said that the company’s practice of requesting domain names from publications it deems infringers “fails … Continue reading →

By |April 22nd, 2011|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

SnapNames/Oversee Files Suit Against Formed VP and Alleged Shill Bidder Nelson Brady

SnapNames.com and its parent company Oversee.net today announced they have filed suit against Nelson Brady in federal court in Oregon. The company said that Brady, a former SnapNames VP, used the false name Hank Alvarez to improperly bid in certain SnapNames auctions.

By |May 4th, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Microsoft Takes Down 277 Waledac Botnet Domains (ChannelWeb)

Microsoft received a temporary restraining order from an federal court for VeriSign to take down 277 malicious domains associated with the spam spewing botnet Waledac.

By |February 25th, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Baidu Sues Register.com Over Hacking Incident

Domain name registrar sued over alleged security breach. Baidu, Inc. announced that it has sued domain name registrar Register.com over a hacking incident by Iranian Cyber Army earlier this month. Baidu claims that Register.com was negligent, allowing the hackers to change the DNS for the domain name.

By |January 19th, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Baidu Sues Register.com Over Hacking Incident

Domain name registrar sued over alleged security breach. Baidu, Inc. announced that it has sued domain name registrar Register.com over a hacking incident by Iranian Cyber Army earlier this month. Baidu claims that Register.com was negligent, allowing the hackers to change the DNS for the domain name

By |January 19th, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Hackers indicted for disrupting Comcast (The Mercury)

Special to The Mercury NORRISTOWN — Three men associated with the computer hacker group Kryogeniks were indicted in federal court Thursday for allegedly disrupting Comcast Internet service and redirecting online traffic to Web sites they had set up.

By |November 21st, 2009|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Men accused of disrupting Web site (The Times Herald)

COURTHOUSE — Three men associated with the computer hacker group Kryogeniks were indicted in federal court Thursday for allegedly disrupting Comcast Internet service and redirecting online traffic to Web sites they had set up.

By |November 21st, 2009|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

The American Automobile Association finally won AAA.net domain name in Federal Court Rulling

The American Automobile Association ,also known as AAA has recently won the domain name AAA.net in Federal Court rulling .

By |October 22nd, 2009|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Judge orders cybersquatter to pay Verizon $33m

A federal court in California has upheld a massive $33.15m penalty against a cybersquatting domain aggregator that registered hundreds of websites mimicking Verizon's name and trademarks.

By |August 27th, 2009|Recent Domain News|0 Comments