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Domain Name News Archive - June 1999

  • ICANN to control domain name server
    The Internet's "home base" soon will be transplanted to California from Virginia, pushing forward the federal government's plan to erode Network Solutions' dominance over the network's addressing system.
    .... full story
  • Playing domain name hide-and-seek
    The entry of a new player in the registration of the most popular forms of Internet addresses is creating confusion about how to tell whether a given domain name is still available, and if not, who owns it.
    .... full story


  • Domain name trial stuck in neutral
    Plagued by technical and political glitches, the new domain competition hasn't gotten off the ground.
    .... full story


  • AOL beats Netizen in domain spat
    A New Jersey woman apparently lost her claim to the "" Web address because Network Solutions didn't have her company's full address--and America Online didn't waste any time grabbing the name for itself.
    .... full story
  • Domain Name Game Goes Into Extra Innings
    Friday's deadline came and went for Network Solutions without the completion of its shared registration system tests and, as expected, the company extended the deadline to July 16.
    .... full story
  • Domain registry trial period extended
    The trial period for bringing new entrants into the lucrative ".com" registration business has been extended until the middle of July so the five initial registrars have more time to test the system, Network Solutions and the Commerce Department said today.
    .... full story


  • Who will play domain names cop on the Net?
    Legitimate, competing claims to trademarks a thorny issue
    .... full story


  • Politics of Web domains gets ugly
    A powerful politician issues a scathing attack against the Clinton administration's domain plan.
    .... full story


  • Network Solutions Announces Y2K Test Program for Domain Name Servers
    Service Offering to DNS Community
    .... full story


  • Players Jockey For New Top-Level Domains
    A new Internet land grab is on the horizon. Now that most of the prime real estate is taken in generic top-level domains ending in .com, .net. and .org, there's renewed pressure to expand the gTLDs to include new domains such as .shop, .firm, and .web.
    .... full story
  • Car makers fight for domains
    As auto makers awaken to the importance of the Internet, they're quickly moving to fight firms they believe are stealing their trademarks online.
    .... full story


  • NSI-ICANN fight threatens Net growth
    In a highly public political slap, the nonprofit organization in charge of the Net's technical underpinnings today accused Network Solutions of souring efforts to create competition in the lucrative domain name registration market.
    .... full story

  • NASD Registers Nasdaq Domains For Six Countries
    .... full story

  • Brookfield Communications, Inc. Granted Summary Judgments Regarding 'Moviebuff' Name
    West Coast Entertainment Permanently Barred from Using Domain; Trial Proceeds for Damages
    .... full story


  • Foreign Domain Web Traffic on the Increase
    44 percent of all Internet traffic is generated by non-US domains, according to a report from WebSideStory's Stat Market.
    .... full story

  • Whose Domain Is It Anyway? Nader, NSI Want To Know
    The latest battle in the continuing skirmish between Network Solutions Inc. [NASDAQ:NSOL] and the non-profit corporation charged with privatizing the root structure of the Internet heated up today, with Network Solutions claiming that Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) officials illegally booted them from an important conference call meeting.
    .... full story


  • NSI rises on domain search announcement
    Shares of Network Solutions jumped nearly 10 percent today after it unveiled plans for a July launch of a new Internet search service based on its massive database of Internet domain names.
    .... full story

  • Porsche Loses Round In Domain Name Lawsuit
    The North American unit of famous auto maker Porsche lost a round this week in its fight against a multitude of Internet domain names that it says infringe on its famous trademark.
    .... full story

  • Court tosses out Porsche domain-name suit
    Porsche Cars North America Inc. was hit with a legal setback yesterday when a federal court threw out Porsche's lawsuit against the holder of the and Internet domains.
    .... full story


  • BBSR: Domain name registrations to soar
    The number of top level Internet domain names is set to increase 20 times over in just a few years, according to the US registrar for the .com domain.
    .... full story

  • Bogus Australian domain registry blocked
    WASHINGTON--U.S. and Australian officials stopped a scam that duped 12,000 unwitting consumers into overpaying to register Internet addresses, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said.
    .... full story

  • Authorities Nab Australian Domain Registrar
    Users who registered domain names with Australian registrar are set to receive refunds from the company, which according to American and Australian consumer protection agencies mislead and overcharged customers.
    .... full story


  • FTC Applauds Cash For Bilked Domain Registrants
    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) today announced its support for a compensation fund set up for victims of an Australian company that a court found deceived consumers into thinking they were registering domain names from the formal DNS proprietor.
    .... full story



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