25 Sep '14, 1pm

Spamhaus wins in UDRP, but it won’t get the domain right away

Domain name is part of Ondova portfolio tied up in courts. A UDRP panel has awarded anti-spam group The Spamhaus Project the domain name Spamhaus.com, but the group won’t be able to use the domain any time soon. The domain name is registered to Ondova Limited Company and is part of a domain name portfolio that has been locked up in bankruptcy court for years. When the UDRP was filed, lawyers acting for United States Bankruptcy Trustee of Ondova Limited Company sent a nasty letter stating it would seek damages if the domain was transferred. You might be asking yourself, “Wait, a company can’t get a cybersquatted domain name away from a bankrupt company?” I asked myself the same thing a couple years ago. I was amazed when a federal judge agreed that companies like Apple and Public Storage should return typos they won through UDRP to the trustee. The judge in that case demand...

Full article: http://domainnamewire.com/2014/09/25/spamhaus-com/

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