Archive for the "Domain Name Disputes" Category

Cybersquatter Targets MP Keith Ashfield

Posted by Tasha Coulter on February 23rd, 2009

CBC News reported recently that Conservative MP Keith Ashfield registered the domain name during the 2008 election.  When Mr. Ashfield failed to renew the registration, it was quickly scooped up by an apparent cybersquatter.  Cybersquatters (as they are commonly known), often register famous names or trade-marks in order to benefit from the associated goodwill to drive [...]

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New .CA Whois Policy Now In Place – With A Twist

Posted by Neil Melliship on June 16th, 2008

In a recent post, we reviewed the pending changes to the .CA Whois policy. On June 10, 2008, those changes were implemented. The biggest change is the cloaking of most of the Whois information for individual registrants, regardless of whether the domain names of such registrants are being used for commercial, unlawful or other purposes. [...]

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CIRA Announces Formal Revisions To Implement New WHOIS Policy

Posted by Neil Melliship on May 12th, 2008

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority has issued a news release announcing revisions to a number of its policies, rules and procedures, which are required to formally implement its new WHOIS Policy. These revisions will become effective on June 10, 2008. As reported in an earlier posting, the changes to the .CA WHOIS Policy will permit [...]

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