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Microsoft sent notice to many domain owner’s that run websites with trademarked words within their domains. Among the thousands of websites are sites like WindowsLiveTutorial.com and HaloChamp.com. Microsoft claims the websites are earning profits illegally using their trademarks. [...] Continue reading
Bruce Perens, an open-source advocate, is requesting owners of undeveloped, parked domains to redirect their traffic to OpenSourceParking.com, a popular open-source web server software site. The move has to do with Registrars moving their domains to IIS on Microsoft Server. Perens says that the OpenSourceParking.com site will always run on Apache. [...] Continue reading
Microsoft’s new tool, Strider URL Tracer with Typo-Patrol, seeks out typo-squatted url’s and blocks them (www.frod.com versus www.ford.com). The new tool alerts users when they land on a typo page and are redirected to third party advertising pages. The software is free to download. [...] Continue reading