28 Jan '14, 5pm

UNiDAYS guilty of reverse domain name hijacking

Company that uses MyUnidays.com tries to hijack Unidays.com. UK company MYUNiDAYS, which offers products at a discount to college students under the UNiDAYS brand, has been found guilty of reverse domain name hijacking in a cybersquatting case. The company uses MyUnidays.com for its web address and filed a cybersquatting UDRP complaint against Unidays.com. UNiDAYS launched in 2011 and obviously chose the MyUnidays.com domain name because Unidays.com was already registered. The current registrant of the domain has owned the domain name since 2007. UNiDAYS made multiple offers to purchase the domain name but was unsuccessful. It then filed the dispute with World Intellectual Property Organization. Because Unidays.com was registered by the current owner prior to UNiDAYS even existing, it was impossible for it to claim that the domain name was registered in bad faith. Thus, th...

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