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Network Solutions Pays Up

Network Solutions has finally agreed to and signed a contract with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). Network Solutions will collect $6 per year from its competitors for access to its database, a significant drop from the previous $35 per registration the company charged. The company will also pay ICANN [...] Continue reading


Cybersquatting Days Limited

In a move to speed up the official rules for dealing with cybersquatters, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) gave Mike Roberts, the Interim president, 45 days to come up with a committee and propose a procedure to define and deal with the problem. [...] Continue reading


Avery Loses Domain Name Battle in Appeal

The US Court of Appeals overturned an earlier decision that Avery Dennison had trademark rights to the domain names and Jerry Sumpton of Mailbank registered the domains to sell ‘vanity email addresses’ like [...] Continue reading


US Banks Duke Out Domain Battle

A federal court ordered the suspension of the domain name, pending the lawsuit filed by US Bancorp for trademark infringement. [...] Continue reading

iGoldrush Up For Auction

Game Zero Magazine, the owner of, put the domain name up for auction today on ebay. The first bid for the domain came in at $95,000. [...] Continue reading


Network Solution’s Closed Door Policy Under Fire

Network Solutions drew some criticism today when the European Commissioner verified complaints against their closed-door meetings where they may have manipulated the contracts to keep consumers from using competing services. [...] Continue reading


NetBenefit Pushing Personal Websites

Domain Registrar NetBenefit is teaming with Excite (a UK web portal) to focus its marketing efforts on mainstream consumers, selling family name URLs instead of conventional business site names. [...] Continue reading

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