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Approaches to Fighting Persistent Domain Abuse

By Tom Wells Introduction Does the below situation sound familiar? You become aware of a phishing scheme targeting your company via a malicious domain name. ...
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Mar-A-Lago Trumped Again

By Steve Levy In a January 4th entry, we mentioned a UDRP claim against the domain name mar-a-lago.com that was denied based on a law firm’s failure to ...
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Strategically Addressing Typosquatting

By Josh Bourne I find that brand owners frequently underestimate the potency and impact of typosquatted domains relative to other infringements and overlook them, focusing ...
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Too Bad, So Sad – The UDRP Is Not A Cure For Failing To Renew And Lock Your Domain Names

By Steve Levy One of the many benefits that FairWinds brings to its clients is advising them to put their valuable domain names on auto-renew ...
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UDRP Complaint Against mar-a-lago.com Falls Into Common Sand Trap

By Steve Levy In 1985 Donald Trump purchased the Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida and, in 1995, developed it into a resort which includes a golf course, ...
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Don’t Read The Last Page – Trends and Predictions for UDRP Cases

By Steve Levy As the calendar flips over to a New Year, there’s glitter, candle wax, and Polaroids on the floor. As I’m cleaning up ...
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NFTs Aren’t Just For Monkeying Around – They Could Revolutionize The Internet

By Josh Bourne It’s been a rough year for proponents of cryptocurrencies, non-fungible tokens, and other blockchain-based technologies. Cryptocurrency exchange FTX collapsed in November, incinerating billions ...
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NFT Domains – A New Technology That is Here to Stay

View whitepaper or read below. A new digital asset has arrived – NFT domains. The assets exist on blockchains, which operate as decentralized public ledgers with ...
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Protect Yourself from Intellectual Property Infringement Online

An increasing proportion of major brands experience trademark infringement year-over-year1. As of 2020, 85% of brands saw infringement1 with a large proportion occurring online through various ...
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Grow and Protect Your Internet Presence

The Fundamental Knowledge Needed to Expand Your Business Online How easily can new customers find you online? Is your domain name an exact match to ...
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ICANN 71 Held Virtually to Discuss Policy

Held virtually in July 2021, ICANN 71 featured policy-focused presentations and cross-organizational sessions. The policies discussed were particularly community oriented, with an emphasis on the ...
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Understanding ICANN’s New Domain Abuse Reporting (DAAR)

By Alexandra Zins Throughout the related sessions at the ICANN 64 Public Meeting in Kobe, Japan, it was clear that addressing domain abuse will be ...
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