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Recent Domain News

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 …

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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 →

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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.

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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.

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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

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