Archive for the ‘Domain News’ Category

Jay-Z & Beyonce Trademark Their Baby’s Name But Don’t Own The Domains BlueIvy.com or BlueIvyCarter.com

According to a story today in in the Washington Post, Jay-Z and Beyoncé have filed a trademark application on their baby’s name Blue Ivy Carter, On January 26th.
The application was filed by TBGK Trademark Holdings, Beyoncé’s company to …

Q. What’s In a Name? A. Your Artistic Identity – Huffington Post

It is no less illegal to use some famous person’s name as the domain name of a web site if it is at all unclear if there is a relationship between the site and the famous individual. This type of use is called cybersquatting, which, as defined by a 199…

ICANN: Some New gTLD’s Will Be Approved Late This Year & Be Live In Early 2013

ICANN has just published an announcement that it expects that some new gTLD’s to be approved late this year and be live in early 2013.
In its new updated timeline ICANN under the date of November 30, 2012 says:
“”In the ideal case, …

U.C. Berkeley buys XXX domain names – The Business Journal

Such domain names were approved last year by Internet regulators, but owners of various brands and trademarks were given a chance in September and October to buy them before anyone else could. The school paid $200 per name for 10 years …

U.C. Berkeley buys XXX domain names – The Business Journal

Such domain names were approved last year by Internet regulators, but owners of various brands and trademarks were given a chance in September and October to buy them before anyone else could. The school paid $200 per name for 10 years …

‘Stick of Truth’ domains tied to THQ – Gamespot News

As spotted by technology news site Fusible, several “Stick of Truth” domain names were recently registered with ties to THQ. The URLs–Stickoftruth.com, TheStickoftruth.com, and TruthStick.com–were registered privately. However, the domain …

KeyDrive Acquires Moniker And SnapNames – HostReview.com (press release)

PORTLAND, Ore. & LUXEMBOURG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–KeyDrive S.A., a Luxembourg based Internet holding company, have purchased Moniker® and SnapNames®, leading providers of products and services for all stages of the domain name lifecycle including …