26 Apr '11, 6pm

NameMedia Sued. It's a Cost of Doing Business. - Domain Name Wire

Company mad about having to pay for domain name. Files a lawsuit instead. NameMedia — the company behind BuyDomains and Afternic — has been sued by a small business that’s upset it needs to pay to get the domain name it wants. New World Solutions, Inc. filed suit (pdf ) against NameMedia over the domain name NewWorldSolutions.com. The company claims to own a “copyright” for the “New World Solutions” with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. It has been in business since 2005 but didn’t contact NameMedia about the domain name until 2010. I tried to research and find out more about the plaintiff. But there are at least three different companies at the top of a Google search for “New World Solutions”. None of the three match up directly to the addresses/information provided by the plaintiff in the case. This isn’t the first time NameMedia has been sued by someone claiming th...

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