Recent Domain News

Iron Mountain and UrbanBrain Create Program to Support New Internet gTLD Registry Applicants

BOSTON & TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM), the information management company, and UrbanBrain Incorporated, an Internet registry services consultancy, today announced a co-referral program to benefit applicants for new generic top-level domains (gTLDs), which will expand the domain names on the Internet. Under the terms of this referral program, Iron Mountain will …

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Eyeglass Company Guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking

Eyewear company’s dates don’t add up. Zenni Optical, LLC, a retailer of eyeglasses, has been found guilty of reverse domain name hijacking by a World Intellectual Property Organization arbitrator. Zenni Optical filed the complaint to get the domain name Zenni.com. But its dates didn’t add up. Zenni.com was registered in May 2002.

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Ardyss Guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking for Going After Distributor

Arbitrator says company tried to deceive panel. Wellness and undergarment company Ardyss International has been found guilty of reverse domain name hijacking by a National Arbitration Forum panel. Ardyss filed a complaint for the domain name ArdyssBodyMagicShop.com, claiming that the owner of the domain was not a contracted distributor for Ardyss and was selling counterfeit Ardyss goods on its web site. Ardyss included an affidavit from the company’s CFO stating that it had no business relationship with the respondent, according to the case decision .

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