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Chan Luu Case Settles/Registrants Can Still Seek Return of Domains by Philip Corwin, Internet Commerce Association

Chan Luu Case Settles/Registrants Can Still Seek Return of Domains by Philip Corwin, Internet Commerce Association

While we are not privy to the details, we have received word that there has been a settlement in the litigation brought by Chan Luu against Grant Shellhammer and Online Growth. As we first reported in early October, more than 5,000 domain names were said to have been transferred by VeriSign to Uniregistrar after it was served with a sealed court order. Some of these domains had expired registrations, were no longer owned by the defendant,...

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Right of the Dot To Conduct Live/Online Premium Domain Auction at NamesCon

Right of the Dot To Conduct Live/Online Premium Domain Auction at NamesCon

NamesCon just announced the addition of a live domain auction to its Conference being held January 11-14th 2015 in Las Vegas will be conducted by Right of the Dot. The Auction will include a mixture of premium .com domain names and select premium names from new gTLDs with a range of price reserves. The combination live/internet auction will be conducted by RightOfTheDot, LLC (ROTD) under a multi-year, exclusive partnership with NamesCon....

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Second Round Of New gTLD Applications On ICANN Board Agenda: auIGF Discussion

Second Round Of New gTLD Applications On ICANN Board Agenda: auIGF Discussion

The prospect of a second round of applications for new gTLDs is on the agenda for ICANN, with discussions likely to take place at an upcoming board meeting, possibly as early as September. “The board will soon start discussing the possibility of opening a second round of applications for new gTLDs, said ICANN board member and auDA CEO Chris Disspain at the Australian Internet Governance Forum Wednesday in a discussion on new gTLDs...

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Syrian Internet Back Online After More Than 19 Hour Outage

May 8, 2013 — Syria’s Internet has been restored following a massive nation-wide Internet outage that lasted more than 19 hours. This marks the second time the country has seen an Internet blackout in five months, as civil war continues to cripple the country for more than two years. Keep on reading: Syrian Internet Back Online After More Than 19 Hour Outage Read more...

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Most Online Gamers Experience Unplanned Server Outages During Play: LeaseWeb Study

May 1, 2013 — More than half of gamers experience unplanned server outages while playing games, and 84 percent of online gamers have had games freeze or crash on them while in the middle of game play, according to a recent survey by web hosting provider LeaseWeb USA. Keep on reading: Most Online Gamers Experience Unplanned Server Outages During Play: LeaseWeb Study Read more...

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