Victoria’s Secret and Jaguar Land Rover were among the companies that filed complaints under Nominet’s Dispute Resolution Service (DRS) in 2017, according to the .uk registry’s latest report
ICANN’s board of directors has claimed that “continued vibrancy of voluntary stakeholder participation” demonstrates the success of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority transition, in response to a US government enquiry.
ICANN’s interim proposal for making the Whois system compliant with the new General Data Protection Regulation in the EU has failed to impress European data regulators.
The International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition and the European Registry for Internet Domains have partnered to tackle cybercrime in the .eu and the .ею (Cyrillic script) domain name spaces.
The French State has today emerged victorious in a dispute over ‘France.com’ after the EU General Court rejected a US company’s claim to the trademark.
The International Trademark Association will campaign for an “accessible, contactable and accurate” Whois database of domain name registration information to help tackle online counterfeiters.
Australia-based Dreamscape Networks, a provider of domain name, hosting and technology solutions, will pay A$8.5 billion ($6.3 billion) to acquire a domain name registrar.
Shoe brand Vans and sportswear company The North Face are seeking to tackle an “explosion” of online counterfeiters in a lawsuit which lists 831 domain names.
ICANN has appealed against a decision by the Regional Court in Bonn, Germany not to issue an injunction against a domain name registrar in a case centering on the General Data Protection Regulation.
The US National Telecommunications and Information Administration has asked for views on whether the handover of domain name system functions from the agency to a multi-stakeholder model should be “unwound”.