Architelos

  • Architelos files bankruptcy after Afilias lawsuit

    … Afilias has managed to bury domain security software provider Architelos, which filed for bankrupcty today. Architelos filed Chapter 7, which basically means the company will close and its assets will be liquidated to pay off creditors. Its only major creditor is Afilias, which won a patent lawsuit against it last August. The jury in the case…

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  • Afilias $10 million court win slashed by judge

    … A US judge has dramatically reduced a $10 million ruling Afilias won against Architelos in a trade secrets case. Architelos, which a jury decided had misappropriated trade secrets from Afilias in order to build its patented NameSentry domain security service, may even be thrown a lifeline enabling it to continue business. A little over a week…

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  • Afilias seeks to freeze Architelos patent after $10m lawsuit win

    … Afilias seems bent on burying domain security software maker Architelos, after winning a $10 million lawsuit against it. The registry on Friday filed a court motion to freeze the patent at the heart of the lawsuit, which Afilias says — and a jury agreed — was based on trade secrets misappropriated by former Afilias employees. Afilias said…

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  • Architelos: shadiest new gTLD is only 10% shady

    … Disputing the recent Blue Coat report into “shady” new gTLDs, domain security firm Architelos says that the shadiest namespace is just under 10% shady. That’s a far cry from Blue Coat’s claim earlier this week that nine new gTLDs are 95% to 100% abusive. Architelos shared with DI a few data points from its NameSentry service today. NameSentry…

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  • Most new gTLDs use NameSentry after Famous Four signs with Architelos

    … Four only has five delegated gTLDs currently, but it has another 30 active applications. The bulk of NameSentry’s TLD base comes from early adopter Donuts, which has 157. Rightside, with its 33 new gTLDs, is also a customer. Architelos said that .build, .ceo, .lat, .luxury, and .ooo have also recently signed up to the service. Related posts: Donuts signs up to Architelos anti-abuse service Architelos goes flat-rate with NameSentry pricing Architelos offers entry-level NameSentry …

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  • Cowley, one foot out of the industry, joins Architelos

    … Former Nominet CEO Lesley Cowley has become a consultant for Architelos, as part of a raft of domain and non-domain industry positions she’s taken on. Primarily, Cowley has become chair of the UK’s Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency — a public-sector role with a vague conceptual relationship with domain names (ie, managing lots of unique…

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