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More than 2 ½ months before the new pope selected his papacy name, Rogers Cadenhead of Florida registered BenedictXVI.com in addition to several other possibilities. Rogers claims that he did not buy the name to profit, but that if he had not purchased it, other cybersquatters would have done so. The domain now points to [...] Continue reading
ICANN and EnCirca, a Domain Name Registrar, are in a spat regarding the .pro TLD. ICANN accuses EnCirca, a registrar who primarily services trademark owners, of “exploiting a loophole in its rules to offer the tightly restricted .pro domains to nonprofessionals.” RegistryPro, the organization that manages the .pro extension is being asked to provide details [...] Continue reading