202009.28

Orizon.com: an atypical UDRP

Saudi Arabian Oil (E. A. U.) wanted to obtain the transfer of the domain name orizon.com, identical to its “ORIZON” brand. However, the complainant faced a series of obstacles (OMPI,…

202009.07

A UDRP case involving a .CEO domain

The statistics of the Arbitration and Mediation Center of the World Intellectual Property Organization (CAM-WIPO) for the year 2019 revealed that the share of new gTLDs in domain name cases…

202006.01

The .PLACE is open!

The .PLACE sunrise period took place in 2014. The registration conditions were then ordinary. However, in 2018, Donuts (the registry) decided to apply restrictions to this TLD. These restrictions are…

202005.01

coronaprevention.org seized by the American authorities

Fraudsters continue to speculate on pandemics, panic, and scarcity (iptwins.com, 2020-03-19), while brand owners (googlecoronavirus.com, iptwins.com, 2020-04-06) and authorities continue their efforts in the fight against fraud of all kinds…

202003.30

Covid-19: vigilance against cyber-attacks

On March 22, 2020, a US court issued a prohibition order against the site <coronavirusmedicalkit.com>, which offered a fake vaccine against the coronavirus, presented as emanating from the World Health…

202003.18

Whois and GDPR: the US response is underway

The entry into force of the general data protection regulation (GDPR) (eur-lex.europa.eu) on May 25, 2018, caused an earthquake by imposing the silence of most of domain name databases. Since then, Whois…

202002.25

Brexit and GDPR

The United Kingdom officially left the European Union on January 31, 2020. What about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)? Nominet published a clarifying note (theukdomain.uk, 2020-02-20). The .UK Registry…