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Typosquatter Used Misspelled Domains to Intercept Email, Claims $1 Million Lawsuit

A man accused of typosquatting is being sued for $1 million by a law firm that alleges he set up a domain that mimics the law firm's name in order to intercept email communications intended for the firm.

By |June 25th, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off

GoDaddy to stop registering domains in China (vnunet.com)

Dan Worth, V3.co.uk , Thursday 25 March 2010 at 12:13:00 Firm follows Google's example and criticises Chinese authorities Web registrar GoDaddy has said that it will stop registering domain names in China in protest at the growing amount of information required by the Chinese authorities. Christine Jones, corporate secretary at GoDaddy, said at a congressional commission on China that the firm ...

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

Microsoft Set to Shut Down Global Spam Network (MalaysiaNews.net)

A US judge granted the firm's request to shut down 277 internet domains, which it said were used to "command and control" the so-called Waledac botnet. Photo by wordpress.com

By |February 26th, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Microsoft Set to Shut Down Global Spam Network (Novinite.com)

A US judge granted the firm's request to shut down 277 internet domains, which it said were used to "command and control" the so-called Waledac botnet.

By |February 26th, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Nexus One users complain of poor 3G connection (V3.co.uk via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)

Google's move into the mobile world continues to cause problems for the firm, the latest set back seeing hundreds of customers complaining about the 3G connection of the device and poor customer service.

By |January 11th, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Law Firm Claims Cybersquatting and TM Infringement Against Ex-Employee’s Gripe Site

Levinson Axelrod , a New Jersey law firm, is trying to shut down an ex-employee’s gripe site, alleging cybersquatting and trademark infringement. Edward Heyburn, who worked for Levinson Axelrod from 1998 to 2004, started a “Levinson Axelrod Sucks” website in late September, using the domain name  LevinsonAxelrod.net to post personal opinions and complaints about the firm and it’s partners. “I thought this was a very nice way to pull them out of the clouds,”  Heyburn said . And out of the clouds they came.

By |November 17th, 2009|Recent Domain News|0 Comments