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“Auschwitz Museum Loses Case for Domain Name”

Posted October 6th, 2011


As reported by DomainNameWire.com: “Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, a memorial and museum including the site of former German concentration camps Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II-Birkenau, has failed to get the domain name Auschwitz.org through an arbitration proceeding.

The museum filed the case with National Arbitration Forum.

The owner owner of the domain name argued that Auschwitz is a historical word and doesn’t belong to the museum.”

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“Texas Department of Transportation wins domain name dispute over DontMessWithTexas.com”

Posted September 30th, 2011


According to DomainNameWire.com: “The Texas Department of Transportation has a message for domain name owners: Don’t Mess with Texas.

The organization just won a National Arbitration Forum case over the domain name DontMessWithTexas.com. The owner of the domain name didn’t respond to the dispute. Barring any late legal action by the owner, the domain will be transferred to the state within 10 days.”

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Lady Gaga Loses Fight For Ladygaga.org

Posted September 25th, 2011


As reported by DomainNameNews.com: “Lady Gaga has recently lost the fight over the domain name LadyGaga.org after and arbitrator with the National Arbitration Forum awarded the domain name to the respondent . Lady Gaga submitted a complaint to the National Arbitration Forum,asserting legal rights over the disputed domain name.

The respondent in this case is listed as “oranges arecool XD.”

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Reverse Domain Hijacking Just In Time For The Holidays

Posted December 24th, 2010


“A three person National Arbitration Forum panel has called out 3DCafe, Inc. for attempted reverse domain name hijacking in a case over 3DCafe.com.”

To read the full Domain Name Wire article, click HERE.

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Questions about UDRP Decisions from NAF

Posted April 27th, 2010


After the National Arbitration Forum (NAF) called out a complainant for the submission of automated UDRP complaints (HERE) that contain nonsense, an examination into decisions from NAF revealed the same ISSUE.

See the full story from CircleID HERE.

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UDRP Shortcut For Arbitrators?

Posted November 30th, 2009


As reported on Domain Name Wire: “Being a domain name arbitrator under UDRP for National Arbitration Forum doesn’t pay particularly well. That is, if you are an arbitrator who takes your job seriously. But National Arbitration Forum provides a shortcut to arbitrators, allowing them to “cut-and-paste” their way to quick decisions.”

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An Interesting Example of Trademark Protection. AAA Gets AAA.net

Posted October 22nd, 2009


This week, the American Automobile Association, AAA was awarded AAA.net in  U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania after losing a previous UDRP arbitration for that name. Click here for the full story.

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Tiger Woods Loses Domain Name Arbitration

Posted July 8th, 2009


Tiger Woods couldn’t use is short game, game day glare or even his Sunday red shirt with the National Arbitration Forum (NAF) to transfer the domain name charlieaxelwoods.com (his son’s name) to Tiger’s personal services company, ETW Corp.

See the full skinny HERE.

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