international domain news

international domain news

From: David Goldstein <goldstein_david§>
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2002 04:39:29 +1100 (EST)
Customers claim refunds over dot-biz domains 
Almost 9,000 UK web users who signed up for a dot-biz domain name are
to receive a refund after the original allocation process was deemed
to be improper.

Right To A Domain Name At Issue In Case (Newsbytes)
The question of whether or not a domain name is "property" that can
or cannot be "converted" will be decided later this year by a federal
appeals court in California. The issue stems from the continuing
fall-out from the theft of a lucrative domain name seven years ago.

Appeals Court Quashes Domain-Name Ban For PR Firm (Newsbytes)
An appeals court has reversed the ruling of a federal court judge who
said more than a year ago that a California public relations firm
could not use the domain because it infringed on
trademarks belonging to the publisher of Entrepreneur magazine.

VeriSign teams with Web services providers (iwon Money)
VeriSign Inc. has reached deals with a group of technology
heavyweights to integrate its technology for authentication, payments
and domain name lookups with their Internet-based services.

From BNA Internet Law News
Proposal To Do Away With ICANN At-Large?
 Internet message boards were humming yesterday with news from ICANN
director Andy Mueller-Maguhn that Joe Sims, lawyer to ICANN, recently
met with officials from the European Union and proposed a complete
restructuring of the ICANN board that would see the at-large
community eliminated and government representative invited onto the
board. Mueller-Maguhn, the European elected ICANN director, was
apparently not invited to the meeting. - Yahoo! Movies
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Received on Fri Oct 03 2003 - 00:00:00 UTC

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