The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers has elected a new chair and vice-chair to head up its board of directors.
Law firm King & Wood Mallesons has secured the transfer of a domain name it said was set up as part of an “elaborate and fraudulent Nigerian email scam”.
Nearly 28,000 internet stores are suspected of marketing trademark-infringing goods in Sweden, Germany, the UK and Spain, according to a study.
Wholesaler Costco has won the transfer of a domain name from an Australian citizen, despite him saying it made “no sense” to continue proceedings as he would willingly transfer the domain.
Lawyers should begin switching to a .law domain name to protect themselves from the growing threat of “fake lawyers”, a report has said.
Social media website Facebook has won the transfer of a “confusingly similar” domain name registered in India.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has won a cybersquatting dispute against a registrant who allegedly made a nearly identical version of the organisation’s website.
Corporate domain name registrar Brandsight has hired Matt Serlin from MarkMonitor and Elisa Cooper from Lecorpio.
FC Barcelona may have been criticised for their transfer policy this summer, but they did have some luck with transfers at the World Intellectual Property Organization’s Arbitration and Mediation Center.
ICANN has asked for feedback on the proposed new registry agreement for the .museum top-level domain.