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Archive News 1997  November

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Network Solutions Protected from Trademark Infringement Charges

A federal judge ruled in favor of Network Solutions in a suit launched by an individual claiming the domain registry had sold their trademarked domain names to unauthorized companies. [...] Continue reading


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AlterNIC’s Founder Still Awaiting Extradition Hearings

Eugene Kashpureff’s hearing for extradition from Canada to FBI officials was delayed to December 12th. Kashpureff is wanted by the FBI for hijacking the site visitors of InterNIC (Network Solution’s domain name system) to his own domain name system, AlterNIC. The internet visitors were shown a brief message of protest, and a button [...] Continue reading


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Kashpureff’s Canadian Court Problems Still Not Over

Eugene Kashpureff has bounced around the Canadian Court system since Halloween, but the ironic part of his plight is that the country wants to get rid of him. Kashpureff has been pushed back and forth between the immigration officials who want to deport him and the court system trying to extradite him, but they [...] Continue reading


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.nu Hits The Scene

With the rest of the domain community focusing on new TLDs, Jenni Baier quieting struck a deal with the Niue government to provide domain registrations under the Niue country code domain, .nu. [...] Continue reading


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Microsoft Goes After Window.net

Microsoft sent legal warnings to a Windows informational site, windows.net, which helps users configure their windows programs correctly. The legal letters informed the windows.net site owner that he has infringed on their trademark. [...] Continue reading


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Kashpureff Still In Canadian Jail

After spending a few minutes in front of the judge today's, the only thing Kashpureff knows for sure is that he won't be going home any time soon. He was to be sent back to his cell to wait for deportation to the US, where the FBI waits to charge him with wire and [...] Continue reading


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Another Player in the Domain Registry Game

Emergent Corporation is one of the latest in the domain naming scuffle. They’ve been assigned to build the next domain name system by the Internet Council of Registrars (CORE). [...] Continue reading




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