[DNS] Licence Period

[DNS] Licence Period

From: Vic Cinc <vicc§cia.com.au>
Date: Fri, 18 Aug 2006 23:57:45 +1000
Tony Owen [tony&#167;seol.net.au] wrote:
> >> Dotster seem to use their position as Registrar to leverage benefit.
> > how so?
> > Vic
> <snip>
> "But this Dotster lawsuit involves allegations of a new twist on the 
> concept: a registrar using its special status with the Internet Corporation 
> for Assigned Names and Numbers to secure misspelled domains temporarily for 
> a few days, measure the traffic, and then pay for only the ones that would 
> be lucrative in terms of advertising. "
> </snip>
> http://news.com.com/2100-1032_3-6079567.html

"A new federal lawsuit charges that Dotster, one of the largest domain
name registrars, has unlawfully participated in a massive cybersquatting
campaign targeting companies such as Cingular Wireless, Disney, Ikea,
Google, Neiman Marcus, Playboy and Verizon. "

typosquating is registration in bad faith. this is already covered in .au and .com
maybe I am missing something? 

Received on Fri Aug 18 2006 - 13:57:45 UTC

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