• 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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  • 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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