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Cyber Threats on the Rise: Protect Your Brand

By Josh Bourne The Equifax cyber-attack of 2017 highlighted the vulnerability of corporate networks and consumer privacy in the new era of the Internet and cyber threats. In ...
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Campaign-Specific Domain Names Stand out at This Year’s Super Bowl

By Lauren Tracey Every year the Super Bowl is not only an opportunity for fans to tune in and cheer for their favorite teams, but also for brands ...
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New gTLDs in 2018: A Look at the Data

By Taylor Frank The New gTLD topic has proven to be fairly complex one. To date, it has been very difficult to get an accurate read on the ...
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Milestone Reached: 300 UDRP Victories

By Josh Bourne FairWinds Partners recently marked our 300th successful Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy (UDRP) outcome, bringing our overall success rate to 99.75%. FairWinds has a long history ...
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Webinar: New gTLD Usage, Trends & Planning for 2018

By Josh Bourne Join us for a free webinar on January 16, 2018, to hear from Taylor Frank, Vice President at FairWinds, with regard to recent developments, analysis ...
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How Will GDPR Impact Your Brand In 2018?

By Emily Johns On December 6th, Chairwoman of the Article 29 Data Protection Working Party Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin submitted a letter to Cherine Chalaby and Goran Marby of ICANN, ...
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Highlights from 2017 and What to Expect as We Embark on 2018

By Josh Bourne 2017 proved to be an eventful year with the United States pulling back from ICANN, the advance of opportunistic practices by bad actors, and innovative ...
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Net Neutrality Vote Could Change the Playing Field for ISPs

By Abdul Khan According to the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai, the Obama era Net Neutrality rules that govern access to the Internet will be repealed ...
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Why Are You Making Me Do All This Extra Work?

For UDRP Panelists, some cases are very straightforward and obvious and it takes very little time to draft a decision. However, every once in a while, along comes ...
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Choosing a Domain Name as Unique as your Startup

By Lauren Tracey One of the many bumps along the road to success for startup businesses is, often after going through the process of choosing a domain name, ...
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Cyber Monday 2017: Fast Flux DNS and Other Cyber Threats to Brands

By Josh Bourne On November 23, 2016, FairWinds distributed Cyber Monday 2016: Typosquatting – A Threat to Brands and Consumers, a report on how typosquatting impacts 50 of ...
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The Rise of Direct-to-Consumer Digital Retail and Fashion

By Emily Johns Tamara Mellon — co–founder of Jimmy Choo and designer of her namesake shoe brand — thinks the fashion industry is going the way of the ...
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