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Saving your online real estate from squatters in South Africa
  • Spoor & Fisher
  • South Africa
  • January 10 2018

The Internet has had a profound influence on modern commerce with domain names providing the real estate for businesses to build an online presence

.NL leads the way in the fight against malicious online activity
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Netherlands
  • January 5 2018

Malicious activities are an ongoing problem across the Internet and growth is increasing as a result of ever more sophisticated phishing attacks. One

Sites get ICEd in transatlantic assault on cyber crooks
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • December 29 2017

As part of a sustained and coordinated effort, law enforcement agencies on both sides of the Atlantic have rounded off their on-going fight against

Generic top level domains may not be generic
  • Ladas & Parry LLP
  • USA, Global
  • December 21 2017

In a ruling that could have implications for applicants seeking trademark registration for domain names comprised primarily of descriptive or generic

MIIT further regulates the use of domain names
  • CMS
  • China
  • December 14 2017

MIIT published a notice on 27 November 2017 to provide further requirements on the use of domain names by internet information services providers

‘Scandals spawn hashtags and disasters breed domain names’. EQUIFAX DOMAINSPART TWO
  • Lane Powell PC
  • USA, Global
  • December 13 2017

A few weeks ago, we reported that Equifax was successful in wresting over 125 domain names from squatters who were hoping to cash in on the publicity

Talking Tax - Issue 105
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia, OECD
  • December 8 2017

To rule or not to rule: In this instance, Commissioner entitled to say no to private ruling request. On 23 November 2017, the Federal Court of

Reverse Domain Name Hijacking In UDRP Proceeding Leads To Award Of Attorney Fees In District Court
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2017

The Southern District of Florida recently awarded attorney fees in a reverse domain name hijacking case. Defendant PeopleNetwork ApS initially opposed

gTLD Sunrise Periods Now Open
  • Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox PLLC
  • USA, Global
  • December 2 2017

As first reported in our December 2013 newsletter, the first new generic top-level domains (gTLDs, the group of letters after the "dot" in a domain

Changes to Irish domain registration policy from March 2018
  • FRKelly
  • Ireland
  • December 1 2017

The registration process for .ie domains is changing majorly from March 2018. The “Claim to the name” will be removed at the time of registration