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Domain Name News Archive - May 2003

  • ASA complaint upheld against domain reseller
    A complaint has been upheld by the UK's Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) against UK Internet Registry of London. The company, which is not in fact a registry but rather a registrar/domain name reseller, was the subject of a public complaint regarding its use of direct mail
    .... full story

  • Internet domain holders go '.pro'
    The latest Internet domain is aimed at doctors, lawyers and CPAs and goes live July 1. The ".pro" domain is initially available only to licensed legal, medical and accounting professionals under the Law.Pro, Med.Pro and CPA.Pro domains
    .... full story

  • Unique net service to boost domain registration in Arabic
    In a development that is expected to further spread the use of the Web in the Arab world, Internet users in the region can now register their domain names in their most preferred language, Arabic – thanks to a new service
    .... full story


  • EURid wins .eu domain contract officially
    Brussels-based consortium EURid was today officially announced as the organisation that will run the new .eu domain registry
    .... full story


  • PCAOB Seeks to Wrest Control of Domain Name from California CPA
    The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board has hired a lawyer to gain control of two Web domain names it believes rightfully belong to the new body. But it will have to pry them out of the hands of an enterprising California CPA who beat the board to the punch
    .... full story


  • The domain game
    For small-time speculators, buying Czech domain names can be a cheap means to a sometimes lucrative end. For companies that need the names, speculators can add up to an expensive annoyance
    .... full story


  • Maruti Udyog’s Domain Name Freed From Cyber Squatter
    In a major relief to India’s largest car maker Maruti Udyog Ltd, Wipo, an apex body of arbitration and mediation, has evicted a US-based NRI cyber squatter from using the domain name “”
    .... full story


  • WIPO directs US firm to transfer domain name to NIIT
    In a major victory for NIIT, pioneer in imparting computer education in the country, WIPO, an apex body of arbitration and mediation, has evicted an American firm from operating its pornographic website by robbing the mark of the Indian company, according to NIIT counsel Pravin Anand
    .... full story


  • Blogger forces Irish domain registry into sunlight
    Irish blogger and Internet consultant Antoin O'Lachtnain has succeeded in his bid to force the secretive company running Ireland's .ie domain into the open
    .... full story

  • Easyart wins domain name fight
    Easyart, the online seller of artwork, has won its fight to hang onto its domain name in the face of the threat of legal action from Stelios Haji-Ioannou's Easygroup
    .... full story

  • Stelios faces his domain Waterloo
    Stelios Haji-Ioannou has backed down in his Napoleonic crusade against owners of "easy" domains, telling legitimate print-selling business that he is too busy suing other people to bother it - just weeks before court action was due to start
    .... full story


  • Canadian Domain Name Services Inc. ( Reduces .ca Domain Registration Pricing
    Canada's fastest growing Domain Name Registrar,, has lowered its price for .CA domain registrations to $22.99, one of the most competitive prices in Canada
    .... full story

  • NZ tourism boss in domain row
    NEW ZEALAND'S tourism minister is under fire for spending more than $800,000 to buy the domain name,, for use in promoting trade and tourism
    .... full story


  • Registered domain - lost job
    A lawyer in auditing company PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) lost his job after having registered as a domain name on the Internet
    .... full story

  • Nominations for board of .za domain name authority pour in
    More than 90 nominations of people to serve on the board of directors of the domain name authority were received on Friday by the selection panel, according to Envir Fraser, the senior manager of e-business in the communications ministry
    .... full story


  • East Germans register more domain names
    The 6 million .de domains are still distributed very irregularly across Germany, although the East Germans registered 17% more in 2002
    .... full story


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