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Congress Overturns Federal Ruling Against Illegal Taxes

Posted on 05/01/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Last night, Congress approved the taxes collected by Network Solutions during the registration of domain names. The tax had previously been ruled as illegal in a class action lawsuit. Congress’ ruling is retroactive; meaning all the money collected by Network Solutions will not be going back to the registrants, as …
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Network Solutions in the Clear

Posted on 04/09/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Network Solutions and the National Science Foundation (NSF) were both cleared of most charges in a class action suit alleging they had conspired to form an unfair monopoly.…
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Judge Says the Government Was Stealing Domain Taxes

Posted on 04/09/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

In a class action suit against Network Solutions and the National Science Foundation (NSF), a federal judge has ruled that the collection of $15 per domain name registration (a 30% fee) was an illegal tax. The judge has yet to decide on how and if to award plaintiffs.…
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Network Solutions in Class Action Suit

Posted on 03/17/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Network Solutions and the National Science Foundation (NSF) now face a class action suit from domain registrants who claim the two entities formed a license to steal by collecting a 30% fee on all domain registrations.…
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Domain Registry Lowers Price

Posted on 03/16/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Network Solutions announced that they will no longer be collecting the 30% extra charge in their domain registration process. The charge had been set up to fund efforts by the NSF (National Science Foundation) to oversee the domain name system. This comes just before a class action lawsuit against Network …
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Class Action Suit Filed Against Domain Registry Monopoly

Posted on 10/21/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Both Network Solutions and the National Science Foundation (NSF) were mentioned in an anti-trust suit filed on behalf of potential domain name registrants who believed the two organizations conspired to keep competing registrars out of the domain name industry.…
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Congress Begins Spending Domain Fund

Posted on 10/14/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Congress set aside $23 million dollars to be spent through the NSF (National Science Foundation) on the White House’s Next Generation Internet (NGI) initiative. The plan is to increase the speed and usability of online applications. The funds congress set aside come from the $34.2 million fund from Network Solutions …
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Network Solutions Gets Extension on Monopoly

Posted on 09/25/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The Assistant Secretary of Commerce, Larry Irving, announced that their contract with Network Solutions would likely continue for up to six months after the end of their March ‘cut-off date’. The NSF agrees that they haven’t had enough time to put a new data system into place and won’t walk …
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PGMedia Files Suit Against NSF

Posted on 09/18/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

When PGMedia requested that their name servers be added to Network Solution’s root-server, they had no idea it would lead to battling the National Science Foundation. After filing an anti-trust suit against Network Solutions (who now claims to have full ownership of a database that most say is public domain …
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Clinton Administration to Step In Between Fighting Domainers

Posted on 06/11/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

As the end of NSF’s (National Science Foundation) role as the governing force in the internet naming system grows near, the arguments between several committees and task forces heat up, causing the White House to step in and play referee. The administration will hear arguments for 45 days, after which, …
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White House Becomes Domain Referee

Posted on 06/11/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The White House announced that it will send out a request for comments on how the domain name system should be handled in the future. The National Science Foundation will no longer administrate domain names next March, when, at the same time, it stops funding InterNIC, which Network Solutions operates. …
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NSF Audits Domains for Unpaid Fees

Posted on 04/26/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is looking to collect on unpaid domain fees before they close up shop. Network Solutions, the company that registers domain names, is supposed to collect a fee that goes to the NSF Fund each time a domain is registered. The company has come out recently …
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National Science Foundation Washes Its Hands of Domain Registration

Posted on 04/23/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The NSF will end its long ridiculed involvement in domain name registration as the closing of Network Solution’s role as sole registry draws near. The IAHC endorsed the plans stating that the announcement was NSF’s way of stating that the IAHC should handle domain names.…
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Network Solutions Readying for Competition

Posted on 03/07/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Meta Title: iGoldrush – News Archive – Network Solutions Readying for Competition
Meta Description: Network solutions readying for competition as they lose their monopoly on domain name registration.
Meta Keywords: network solutions, monopoly, domain name, domain name registration
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National Science Foundation Investigates Domain Registrations

Posted on 02/28/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has completed a report investigating the way domain names are registered through Network Solutions. The report is expected to be released next week; however the NSF would not release any details on the report or the investigation.…
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