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A bill submitted by a U.S. Congressman was designed to block ICANN’s decision to give VeriSign control of expired domain names in the .com and .net TLDs. Other registrars expressed concern over VeriSign’s new Wait List Service, which, if it is implemented, who eliminate competing registrars from the expired domain secondary market. [...] Continue reading
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected Stephen Cohen’s, the man who illegally hijacked the sex.com domain, appeal. "The Supreme Court's denial of Mr. Cohen's writ petition is significant because it puts the final nail in the coffin," said Pamela Ureta, an attorney for Gary Kremen, founder of Sex.com. "Cohen has tried unsuccessfully both in the Ninth [...] Continue reading
Pool.com has sued ICANN for monopolistic practices after the non-profit organization handed over control of expired .com and .net domains to VeriSign, who plans to implement a new Wait List Service. [...] Continue reading