Archive for the "Domain Name Disputes" Category

Domain Tasting Turning Sour?

Posted by Karen Monteith on November 6th, 2006

Will a “re-stocking fee” end domain name tasting? As many know, top-level domain name registrar agreements with ICANN provide for a five-day grace period before the registrars have to pay for the domain names that have been registered with them.  This policy was instituted to protect customers who may have made a mistake in a [...]

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Only in Canada? .CA Whois Policy will create more uncertainty for Trade-mark owners

Posted by Neil Melliship on August 22nd, 2006

Still catching up on press releases received over the last few weeks. The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (“CIRA”) is pushing ahead with implementation of its new Whois Policy despite resistance from trade-mark owners and other IP rights holders. Once implemented (likely in late fall of 2006), an individual Registrant of a .CA domain name will [...]

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