Archive for the "Domain Name Disputes" Category

.CA Domain Names Held To Be Personal Property

Posted by Neil Melliship on January 14th, 2014

A recent Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision (Court File No. CV-13-480391) has held that .CA domain names are personal property and as such are subject to the rules that govern any other type of personal property, including those against wrongful conversion.  Perhaps more importantly, the case appears to stand for the proposition that title in .CA domain names exists [...]

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Putting The Accent On .CA Domains

Posted by Neil Melliship on January 24th, 2012

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) has released the results of its first consultation on its proposed implementation of .CA domains with French accent characters (known as the Latin Supplement -1 Unicode characters), such as é à ü and ç.   Under its initial implementation plan, CIRA proposed a sunrise period during which owners of .CA domain owners could register as [...]

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CIRA Announces Implementation Date For New CDRP Policy and Rules

Posted by Neil Melliship on July 25th, 2011

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA), has announced that its revised Dispute Resolution Policy (CDRP) and Rules will take effect on August 22, 2011.  A summary of the changes is available on the CIRA website.

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