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Web.com has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against rival GoDaddy, putting the two domain registrars in court battling against each other. Web.com alleges that GoDaddy’s deluxe web hosting plan infringes on Web.com’s patent for “Synchronized Server Parameter Database”, which allows customers “to have remote access to a control panel that is part of a [...] Continue reading
ICANN recently allowed VeriSign to increase the fee it charges for .com’s by 7%. The US Congress is deeming the hikes as unreasonable, claiming that the increase price is not going to increase safety or security for those registering the names. [...] Continue reading
A new federal lawsuit alleges that Dotster, a large domain name Registrar, participated in a large cybersquatting campaign. The suit claims that the cybersquatting campaign targeted such large companies as Disney, Cingular, Verizon, and more. The suit specifically charges that Dotster reviewed hundreds of domain names similar to the actual company names and then kept [...] Continue reading