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Nominet announced that they would not publish domain expiration dates in the public whois database. The changes are designed to give domain owners greater access to information about their domain names. [...] Continue reading
Seven Words, a LA company, filed a lawsuit against Network Solutions for their policy against registering domain names containing the “seven dirty words”. The company claims that the policy is government censorship, since NSI operates under the Commerce Department. [...] Continue reading
The Government of New Zealand, who was slow in registering newzealand.com, was instead forced pay $1 million to a US company who had already registered the domain. As the difference between domain names and trademarks blurs, New Zealand claimed the name was trademarked and filed a suit with the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO). WIPO [...] Continue reading