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Facebook Awarded Domain

Posted on 08/04/2010 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

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Back in May, we mentioned that Facebook had filed a suit with the World Intellectual Property Organization against the owner of in an attempt to get the name. The company wanted the name particularly because the phrase “will you facebook me?” has become synonymous …
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Facebook Files Arbitration for Domain Name

Posted on 05/11/2010 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Facebook, a privately held company, has filed a complaint with the World Intellectual Property Organization in an attempt to get the the domain name. The domain is currently registered to Amjad Abbas, a United Arab Emirates man.

.Me domain names are actually ccTLD domain names, the country code for …
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Nonprofit Wages War Against Cybersquatting

Posted on 08/15/2007 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

A new nonprofit organization based in Washington D.C. is launching a national campaign to stop the fraudulent abuse of domain registration, which is the basis for cybersquatting. The group claims that cybersquatting is a threat to the future of e-commerce. In recent years the number of cybersquatting disputes that the …
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WIPO Seeks Expansion of UDRP

Posted on 03/27/2003 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

According to some registrars, a new proposal by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) could possibly threaten the existence of domain names. The organization wants to expand the UDRP (Uniform Domain Resolution Policy) to include names and government organizations. Doing so would make it so that any domain owner who …
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Landmark Decision in .Info Trademark Infringement

Posted on 05/17/2002 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) reached a landmark decision in a .info trademark infringement case. INT Media Group, owners of the trademark, sued Spanish entrepreneur Christian Castresana’s use of The company claimed that they attempted to register the domain during the .info sunrise, but says the registration …
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Author Wins Name Back in Cybersquatting Battle

Posted on 05/26/2000 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Writer Jeanette Winterson, author of “Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit”, filed a complaint against cybersquatter Mark Hogarth with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Hogarth ‘kidnapped’ the domain name, as well as the .net and .org versions. Courts gave Hogarth ten days to turn over all three extensions …
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Cybersquatters to Receive Fatal Blow?

Posted on 05/05/1999 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

A newly formed body, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), published a report recommending actions that would stop trademark and domain name abuse by cybersquatters. WIPO officials said that domain name disputes currently in court would not be affected by the new recommendations.…
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