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Apple sent their lawyers to Canada to demand a 17 year old schoolboy hand over the domain name appleimac.com. Abdul Traya was running his own apple-based website from the domain and demanded Apple give his school 30 i-macs in exchange for the name. In court, Apple agreed to pay legal costs and a [...] Continue reading
The Marie Curie charity lost its domain name when they claimed Network Solutions failed to notify them that their domain name renewal fee was due. The site went up for grabs and a hard core pornography company bought it. Marie Curie has called and mailed Network Solutions, but has yet to receive a [...] Continue reading
Network Solution’s control of the domain name registration process has ended. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced the inclusion of five new companies as Domain Registrars. On June 24, the process will be open to other accredited Domain Registrars. [...] Continue reading
Amazon Bookstore, a 28 year old bookstore in Minneapolis is suing Amazon.com for trampling their name. [...] Continue reading
A UK Registrar, UK.co is now offering domain names under their .uk.co extension. Insiders like Ian Tester from Fletcher Research claims it will make the internet a harder place to navigate and confuse those attempting to reach a .co.uk site. [...] Continue reading
IBM has recently begun purchasing odd, off-the-wall domain names like, smokeyspalace.com, bluebudda.com, and deathlords.com. [...] Continue reading
WebTechs, created in 1994 and one of the very first HTML validation services lost its domain name, webtechs.com to a Danish pornography site. Webtechs has filed complaints with Network Solutions, who still holds the monopoly on domain name registration, and with InterNIC, the domain name system used by Network Solutions. The company claims [...] Continue reading