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Domain Name News Archive - November 1999

  • Net addresses at center of deals, suits
    Underscoring the high value of compelling Net addresses, a start-up pays $7.5 million for a domain name, as other companies--and media mogul Barry Diller--duke it out in court for Net names of their own.
    .... full story

  • eCompanies plans business-to-business Net service
    eCompanies today said it paid a hefty $7.5 million for the domain name to launch a business-to-business Internet service
    .... full story


  • Small company wins VW domain battle
    In the latest court decision favoring small businesses in domain name disputes, a federal judge has ruled that Volkswagen of America cannot stop an Internet service provider from using the address
    .... full story

  • Diller wins court ruling over no-show cybersquatters
    Barry Diller and his media company, USA Networks, won a default judgment against three men he claimed were trying to hawk his name as an Internet address.
    .... full story


  • Control Of Domain Policy
    Policy control for the domain space for registering the Internet names of Australian businesses has been transferred from delegate Robert Elz to the .au Domain Administration (auDA).
    .... full story


  • 'Mortgages' for domain names
    A South Korean bank is now offering "mortgages" on internet domain names, blurring the distinction between actual and virtual real estate.
    .... full story


  • Landmark ICANN Deals
    With a few strokes of the pen Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) President Mike Roberts officially ended months of toil and acrimony over the governance of the Internet's vital domain name system (DNS).
    .... full story


  • Domain Bill Surfaces Again
    Legislation to ban domain-name speculation on the Internet is alive again, attached as a rider to a satellite television bill by congressional leaders hoping to force it past a reluctant White House, The New York Times reported Thursday.
    .... full story

  • Law Firm Accused of Cyberattack in Domain Dispute
    Steptoe and Johnson, a leading Washington, D.C., law firm, is accused of trying to settle a domain dispute by launching a cyberwar against a cybersquatter that registered its name.
    .... full story

  • owner sells domain to Microsoft
    Windows 2000 was an unexpected name for NT 5, as is seen from Microsoft's failure to check whether the trademark Windows2000 and the domain might just have been previously claimed before it barged in.
    .... full story

  • New Top Level Domain
    Bahnhof InfoWerk, a Swedish Internet services group, has launched a new top level Web domain with the ".st" suffix. The aim of the new domain is to offer an extra option for the problem of the ".com" domain names which are fast running out.
    .... full story


  • Domain Database Plan Affirmed
    The three parties charged with overseeing the Internet's domain name system have ratified an agreement over the control of the key registration database.
    .... full story


  • ICANN Shocker
    There were smiles all around today as the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) unanimously approved solutions to two of its biggest problems, and took a big step toward resolving a third.
    .... full story


  • Players Finally Strike Domain Deal
    Network Solutions Inc. and The Internet Corp. for Assigned Names and Numbers Thursday struck a deal with The Department of Commerce that will govern the future administration of the domain name system.
    .... full story

  • Controversial Domain Name Deal Approved
    The board of directors of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers voted today to ratify a controversial deal between itself, the Commerce Department and Network Solutions Inc., following secret talks between the three sides at the board's annual meeting here.
    .... full story

  • ICANN OKs Domain Name Deal
    A group set up to help oversee Internet addresses on Thursday approved a deal with Network Solutions Inc. that formally opens the business of registering domain names on the Internet to other companies.
    .... full story


  • ICANN Under Attack
    A group of Internet domain registrars plans to attack today a compromise measure that would transfer control of domain name registration away from Networks Solutions Inc. As part of the campaign, the registrars plan to submit a legal analysis of the proposed three-way deal between NSI, the Commerce department and the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, contesting the arrangement's timetable and validity.
    .... full story

  • NSI Rival Threatens to Sue ICANN
    The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers is likely to be slapped with a lawsuit if it votes Thursday to approve a controversial three-way deal between itself, the Commerce Department and Network Solutions, Inc.
    .... full story

  • Snags Domain made a move in the online bookseller space Wednesday by purchasing the coveted domain and trademark.
    .... full story


  • Non-Profits, ICANN Team to Improve Accountability
    The Markle Foundation and several other non-profit organizations teamed up Tuesday with The Internet Corp. for Assigned Names and Numbers to promote several initiatives designed to improve ICANN's accountability and its response to various Internet constituencies.
    .... full story

  • Nonprofit to Fund ICANN Election
    The Internet Corp. for Assigned Names and Numbers is expected to announce later Tuesday that the Markle Foundation has agreed to fund the general election which will fill half of the slots on the group's board of directors
    .... full story

  • ICANN Mulls Domain Handover
    Network Solutions Inc. will still have an unfair advantage over other domain name registrars once it hands over control of its central registry, say some competitors.
    .... full story


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