30 Aug '16, 1am

Domain Name Industry News and Views - Domain Name Wire

Court determines it can’t issue default judgment in John Doe suit. A lawsuit filed to recover the allegedly stolen domain name Rat.com has hit a snag in Fairfax County court. Jon Beutler registered rat.com in 1995. He alleges that the domain name was stolen from his GoDaddy account last year and transferred to another registrar. I see lots of lawsuits filed in Virginia because Verisign is located there. But most of these are in rem suits filed against the domain names in Federal District Court that allege cybersquatting. Instead, Beutler’s lawsuit was filed in a circuit court for conversion and tortious interference, and against John Doe rather than the domain name. The court determined (pdf) that it can’t issue a default judgment against a John Doe in a domain name case, that you can’t serve a John Doe defendant by publication in Virginia, and that Verisign would have to ...

Full article: https://domainnamewire.com/tag/stolen-domain-names/

Tweets

Don't forget to put your two cents in on the @D...

domainnamewire.com 30 Aug '16, 3pm

Survey is open until the end of this week. First of all, thanks to the 100+ people that have already completed the DNW Rea...

Looking for your own personal Domain?? I would ...

namecheap.com 30 Aug '16, 1pm

Namecheap for Individuals Business Resellers Create your pro web presence in no time. Choose Your Name You’ll need a domai...

Do new TLDs suffer from an awareness problem or...

domainnamewire.com 30 Aug '16, 2pm

There is awareness. Not 100% for sure, but plenty of it. Each and every registrar marketed the shit out of the nTLDs. News...

@pdengatethrush @domainincite It is not how the...

domainincite.com 30 Aug '16, 3pm

With respect to the RfR, it is important clarify that an alliance qualifies per the AGB: With respect to ‘Delineation’ and...

100 podcasts later…

domainnamewire.com 09 Sep '16, 2pm

Help me make the DNW Podcast even better. 100 weeks ago I published the first Domain Name Wire Podcast with Ray King as my...

Rightside is releasing 2-character domains. Her...

domainnamewire.com 09 Sep '16, 7pm

Short domain names hit the market next week. Rightside (NASDAQ:NAME) is releasing over 25,000 two-character domain names n...

Selling al my premium names - pm me for offers.

namepros.com 30 Aug '16, 4pm

Getting out of the business. I obviously have no idea what I'm doing so I am attempting to make a few bucks and leave with...

domain name is for sale

bido.com 09 Sep '16, 5pm

Bido uses javascript. To fully utilize the Bido you must enable your browser to accept javascript without any restriction.

Hacker News - Ted Cruz asks DOJ to review .com ...

domainnamewire.com 09 Sep '16, 2pm

For the matter what does the editorial suppose anyway that Verisign need to market their contracts be they new or renewals...

GoDaddy files patent app for Flare and social n...

domainnamewire.com 08 Sep '16, 6pm

Does GoDaddy have bigger ambitions for Flare-like functionality? GoDaddy has filed a patent application covering various a...

via @DomainNameWire

domainnamewire.com 09 Sep '16, 6pm

Short domain names hit the market next week. Rightside (NASDAQ:NAME) is releasing over 25,000 two-character domain names n...

What You Need to Know About .BANK & .INSURANCE

What You Need to Know About .BANK & .INSURANCE

101domain.com 09 Sep '16, 7pm

If you have ever dealt with the fTLD Registry you may understand that there is a lot of red tape that goes along with it –...

Check out the listing for

afternic.com 10 Sep '16, 12pm

create account log in not sure what a domain is worth? appraise for $25 Appraisals from the industry's most experienced va...

Check out the listing for

afternic.com 10 Sep '16, 12pm

create account log in not sure what a domain is worth? appraise for $25 Appraisals from the industry's most experienced va...

Check out the listing for

afternic.com 10 Sep '16, 4pm

create account log in not sure what a domain is worth? appraise for $25 Appraisals from the industry's most experienced va...