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Network Solutions Fumbles Domain Name Transfer

Network Solutions inadvertently placed the domain name back on the market, where it was quickly snatched up. The name was supposed to have been transferred to John McLanahan, who had paid thousands of dollars for the name. Network Solutions spokesperson, Cheryl Regan, says McLanahan “is not a customer of ours. He was [...] Continue reading

iGoldrush in Legal Battle

French Connection is suing First Consultants UK for the rights to the domain name, which was registered in 1997 by Tony Sutton. The Judge scolded French Connection for its use of a euphemism for an obscene word in its campaign and refused an immediate conjunction, instead ordering a full trial. [...] Continue reading


Top Dollar Paid For

The domain name sold for $7.5 million yesterday. Marc Ostrofsky bought the domain only two years ago for just $150,000. The buyer, Canadian start-up eCompanies, made this the most expensive domain sale to date. [...] Continue reading


Toys R Us Demonstration Site

The domain now hosts a complaint from one of its former customers. Software developer Richard Warr put the site up to demonstrate his local store’s mistreatment of senior citizens. The site contains only two links - one to his email address and one to the actual ToysRUs home page. [...] Continue reading

iGoldrush Court Battle Favors Small Business

Volkswagen had filed complaints against Virtual Woks, the Virigina based owners of the domain Volkswagen demanded the company stop using their trademark. The small company filed a lawsuit, and won the right to use “vw” in their domain name. [...] Continue reading


BBC Locked In Another Domain Battle

The British Broadcasting Company (BBC) sent letters to Big Blue and Cousins, demanding they turn over the domain name The small Canadian company has been using the domain since 1995 to help educate the elderly about computers. Big Blue spokesperson gave no response to BBC or to media, saying that they were [...] Continue reading


Korea Claiming Domain Real Estate Value

The Bank of Korea now considers domain names to be collateral and they are lending money based on 30% of the estimated value of the domain name. [...] Continue reading

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