A US company that previously owned the domain name France.com has accused the French government of illegally seizing the domain.
The .eu top-level domain will no longer apply to the UK after the country exits the EU.
Domain name registry dotFM, a subsidiary of US-based BRS Media, has announced that emojis will be accepted within .fm domain names.
Europe’s data protection authorities have concluded that ICANN’s proposed interim solution for making the Whois system compliant with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) does not go far enough.
IBM has successfully claimed the rights to two domain names featuring the mark ‘ibm’.
The World Intellectual Property Organization handled a record-high of 3,074 cybersquatting disputes in 2017 under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP).
Asset manager Aurelius Group has failed to secure the transfer of a domain name featuring a trademark for ‘Viking’, despite acquiring the respondent’s European business.
Domain name registrations across top-level domains hit 332.4 million in the fourth quarter of 2017, according to VeriSign, which operates domains such as .com and .net.
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers has agreed to halt three applications for generic top-level domains.
Spanish football team Real Madrid have secured the transfer of a domain name featuring information about the team.