EU,US and Hong Kong authorities work together to take down counterfeit websites Time Magazine is reporting that European and U.S. authorities have cracked down on another group of websites that traffic in counterfeit goods. This continues to be an ongoing battle between authorities and the counterfeiters who have networks all throughout the world.
From the article:
“These websites were set up to dupe consumers i...
The Domains - Monday, December 2, 2013 - 13:33
Hosting Company XBT.com Is The Buyer Of Servers.com For $300,000 The buyer of the domain name Servers.com has issued a press release about its $300,000 acquisition of the domain.
XBT, whose website is XBT.com “one of the largest dedicated hosting, IP Transit and co-location provider of the European Union” acquired the domain name servers.com for 300.000 US dollars “as a highest b...
The Domains - Monday, December 2, 2013 - 10:4
Kim Dot Com’s Mega.co.nz Is Buyer of Mega.co Sold For $60K Just over two weeks ago we reported that the domain name Mega.co was sold for $60,000 to JustCloud.com
However today the domain name Mega.co is being forwarded to Kim Dot Com’s Mega.co.nz. cloud service.
For Mega.com acquiring the domain name Mega.co makes a lot of sense not just as a URL shorterner, but I’m sure there wa...
The Domains - Monday, December 2, 2013 - 9:56
12 Year old 8×8.net Lost in UDRP, Panel Rejects Laches 8×8, Inc. (“Complainant”), owner of the domain name 8×8.com just won a three member panel against 8×8 Mediacom Services Ltd represented by Ari Goldberger of Esqwire.com, New Jersey, USA on the domain name 8×8.net which was registered back on August 8, 2001.
Complainant states that it provides hosted business VOIP...
The Domains - Monday, December 2, 2013 - 9:27
Go Daddy Auctions November Domain Market Report led by Surpass.com Go Daddy sells 39,077 domains in November vs 40,575 in October. It is interesting to note that October got adjusted up from 39,830.
The top sale was surpass.com for $50,000. The domain was registered in 1997 and was purchased by BTL Group, its already developed into a website that helps universities in Europe with e-assessment.
Troubling: UDRP Panel Hands Over Generic Domain RainForest.es Rain Forest , SL of Madrid, Spain just won the UDRP lottery and got the generic domain name RainForest.es
The decision was handed down in Spanish and we used Google translate into English
The panelist Albert Agustinoy Guilayn has some pretty disturbing language in this decision:
The Respondent is the holder of many generic domain ...
The Domains - Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 11:59
Escrow.com Responds To Customer Inquiries On Recent Departures From The Company Brandon Abbey on Behalf of Escrow.com has issued a statement in response to Andee Hill & 2 Other Employees which quit last Friday to go a newly formed competitor EscrowHill.com which was announced on Monday morning.
Here is Mr. Abbey’s statement unedited (emphasis added):
“Escrow.com appreciates the inquiries and supp...
The Domains - Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 10:59
Frank Schillings Name Administration Sells 88888.com For $245,000 DomainNameSales.com has brokered the sale of the domain name 88888.com for $245,000
The domain name was owned by Frank Schillings Name Administration.
This domain was suppose to be included in the report we posted earlier but they mistakenly left it out of the report.
At $245,000 its has to be the largest reported sale of a NNNNN.com...
The Domains - Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 14:55
Godaddy/Afternic Sell $1,685,659 In DomainNames Led By HeritageHome.com For $25K GoDaddy and Afternic’s reported weekly domain sales for the week of 11/18/13 – 11/24/13 of $1,685,659
All sales were led by HertiageHome.com which sold for $25K
TheKingdom.com a nice domain sold for $11,610
A few product domains like GlassPartitions.com and DeckTiles.com each sold for $9,999 which appear to be Buy It Now Sales
Federal Judge Rules Domain Names Are Not Property Under Virgina Law A Virgina federal judge has ruled that domain names are not property under Virgina Law.
The case is ALEXANDRIA SURVEYS, LLC, , v. ALEXANDRIA CONSULTING GROUP, LLC, (ACG) Civil Action No. 1:13-CV-00891, United States District Court, E.D. Virginia, Alexandria Division and was handed down by District Judge LIAM O’GRADY
The case w...