Michelin Guide Obviously Not Happy About Prank Website, Michel In Guides – Website of the Day – Eater National

Oops: the good people over at the Michelin Guides did not register the domain name michelinguides.com, or let it lapse, or something, and now it’s part of a soccer joke. A British prankster named Adam Mascall purchased the name for a mere £6 US $9.42, and then proceeded to put up what he is calling […]

The Best Evidence of Bad Faith Intent to Profit when Proving a Violation of the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act

So, here’s what you need to know if you’re a domainer who’s registering domains as part of your business, buying and selling domains as part of your business, and generally qualify as a “domainer”. Most courts really look hard at the rest of your portfolio in order to gauge whether or not you are a […]

Combatting cybersquatters | Campaigns & Elections

Political figures and organizations can face challenges in establishing trademark rights sufficient to obtain the transfer of a domain name under the UDRP. Former Maryland Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend and former Planned Parenthood President Gloria Feldt both had UDRP domain name complaints denied based on their failure to sufficiently prove that they possessed trademark […]

Jeweler sues Oversee.net for cybersquatting – Domain Name Wire

Have it coming in spades, IMO. Thanks DomainNameWire for covering this. Jewelry company Tacori Enterprises has sued Oversee.net in U.S. District Court for cybersquatting. Tacori alleges pdf that Oversee.net is cybersquatting with at least six domain names: Taccori.com Tacorri.com Tacoriiv.com TacoriRings.com Tacoti.com Tracori.com Tacori alleges that Oversee.net “is a serial cybersquatter who registers, uses, and […]

DELAWARE: The domain game | The Daily Times | delmarvanow.com

When Robert Hughes decided it was time to get his business on the Web, he figured the domain name ought to simply reflect the name of his business: HughesWoodService.com. When Angelica Clemmer opened her store in Rehoboth Beach, she had the same straightforward instinct, and decided on RehobothBeachSurfShop.com. But when they went to register the […]

Domain name related to drug bust purchased | TCU 360 – with news and sports from the TCU Daily Skiff, TCU News Now and Image magazine

“It all comes down to what the intent in registering that domain name is,” Di Giacomo said. Di Giacomo said the university’s legal options, if they chose to try to stop the use of the domain, would depend on the how the domain was used and whether it was considered as fair use or cybersquatting, […]

How We Got Sal (KhanAcademy.org) ConAcademy.com

But why ConAcademy.com?
According to the Whois info, ConAcademy.com was registered October 28, 2010. That’s only a few weeks after Google announced a $2M prize to Khan Academy as part of their Project 10^100 and about a month and half after Sal’s F…

Candidates, Squatters, and Gripers: A Primer on Political Cybersquatting and a Proposal for Reform

During last year’s election, were you hoping to read-up on Barack Obama’s abortion stance? Too bad, if you went to Obama ForPresident.com. It featured crossword puzzles and fantasy football rather than public-policy papers. Were you looking to volu…

Flickr + RSS = Flickrss

[Update: 122109 Did these guys beat me to it or what! http://www.sprixi.com, Can’t imagine the domain name is going to help them, but… great site.]
Hear me out now. Sure, one of the most obvious mistakes a domain noob can make is … [visit site to …