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Microsoft Wins UDRP For Kinect Domains

Posted on 01/25/2011 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:




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Last month, Microsoft filed seven UDRP (Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy) cases over Kinect domain names.

Now, rulings were announced in four of the seven cases and the software giant won all four.

The domains included in the recent ruling include: wwwkinect.com, which a …
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India to Require Use of .IN

Posted on 04/14/2009 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

A new Indian law requires that all web mail within the country come from the Indian ccTLD, .in. Government officials state that the Mumbai terror attacks and identity theft cases are the reason behind their push in the ccTLD changes. After the terror attacks, the Indian government faced difficulties in …
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Microsoft Files Lawsuits on Trademarked Domains

Posted on 04/22/2006 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

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.…
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Open-source Advocate Requests Parked Domain Redirection

Posted on 04/19/2006 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

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 …
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Microsoft Seeks to Stop Typo-Squatters

Posted on 04/13/2006 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

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.…
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Microsoft Forgets to Pay Hotmail.co.uk Renewal Fees

Posted on 11/06/2003 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Microsoft forgot to pay the hotmail.co.uk domain renewal fees and as a result, the company lost the domain name. The domain was released to the open market and was quickly snapped up by a Good Samaritan who contacted Microsoft to return the domain.…
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RealNames Shuts Down Service

Posted on 05/13/2002 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Keyword browsing pioneer, RealNames, has shut down their service. The company blames Microsoft for their closure after the software mega-giant declined to renew their contract with the company.…
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Microsoft Wants Keyword Standards

Posted on 03/10/2000 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Microsoft is pushing the RealNames service to form a standard in the keyword game started by America Online. The RealNames software substitutes complicated urls with easy-to-remember keywords, but leaves the decision of which url to replace with which keyword open to the portal (which will likely side with the highest …
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Microsoft Receives Charity to Restore Hotmail

Posted on 12/27/1999 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Over the Christmas weekend, many Hotmail users would have been without service if not for Michael Chaney, who paid the registration renewal fee for passport.com, the main domain used by Hotmail to log in users. Chaney claimed that he had trouble getting his email and saw that passport.com had been …
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Microsoft Settles Domain Question Without Dispute

Posted on 11/11/1999 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Microsoft had been considering the name “Windows 2000” for its upgrade from Windows NT for some time, but the trademark and domain name Windows2000.com was held by Bob Kerstein, who used the identity in his scripophily business. Windows paid Kerstein an undisclosed amount for the site and trademark, along with …
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Microsoft After Cybersquatting

Posted on 01/04/1999 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Microsoft has filed a lawsuit against two Texans who had purchased the domain names microsoftwindows.com and microsoftoffice.com and then refused to turn over control of the sites even after being offered a buyout by Microsoft.…
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Hotmail Takes a Stand on Spam

Posted on 05/05/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Hotmail filed lawsuits against eight companies who had sent unsolicited emails from hotmail accounts. The courts backed Hotmail, owned by Microsoft, and issued preliminary injunctions against the eight companies.…
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Microsoft Goes After Window.net

Posted on 11/10/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Microsoft sent legal warnings to a Windows informational site, windows.net, which helps users configure their windows programs correctly. The legal letters informed the windows.net site owner that he has infringed on their trademark.…
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Microsoft Wants Ownership of Letters

Posted on 09/12/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Microsoft recently sent out letters to companies using the letters ‘NT’ in their company names, websites, and products. Microsoft claims that the letters NT are a trademarked product name of Microsoft, but trademarks have only been filed for ‘Windows NT’.…
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College Student Registers Domains in Microsoft’s Name

Posted on 06/02/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

A college student has gone on a domain registering spree, registering a large number of domain names in the software giant’s name. Many of these names are related to Microsoft products, which looks to land him in a trademark dispute. Additionally, he registered a number of porn related domains names …
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Microsoft Vows to ‘Remedy’ Name Smearing

Posted on 05/30/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

In a recent statement from a Microsoft spokesperson, the small LA company registering embarrassing domain names under Microsoft Network’s name will be dealt with soon. The company is currently taking steps to remedy the situation.…
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Microsoft Losing Face to Embarrassing Domain Names

Posted on 05/29/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

For the past month, someone has been using Microsoft as the company name to register off the wall and often embarrassing domain names like ‘freehooker.com’. According to InterNIC’s records, Danny Khoshnood started a month ago by registering microsoftnetwork.com, and continued to register other names under the Microsoft banner.…
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