Opentld

  • Yes, you are dangerous, arbitrator tells “cybersquatter” OpenTLD

    … Free domains provider OpenTLD has been dealt a crushing blow in its fight against the suspension of its Registrar Accreditation Agreement. ICANN is now free to suspend OpenTLD’s RAA, due to the company’s “pattern of cybersquatting”, following a decision by an independent arbitrator. The arbitrator ruled yesterday that OpenTLD’s suspension…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 6 readers -
  • OpenTLD says suspension would “devastate” its business

    … OpenTLD has fired off its newest salvo in its ongoing cybersquatting dispute with ICANN, saying the ICANN-imposed suspension would “devastate” its business. The company has also addressed many of ICANN’s cybersquatting allegations, while failing to deny it squatted on two competitors’ trademarks. In its latest arbitration filing (pdf), OpenTLD…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 10 readers -
  • OpenTLD cybersquatting fight escalates

    … ICANN has accused OpenTLD, the registrar arm of Freenom, of cybersquatting famous brands even after it was threatened with suspension. The claims may be worrying for some registrars as ICANN may in fact be holding the registrar responsible for the actions of its proxy service customers. OpenTLD was suspended by ICANN in early July, after two…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 7 readers -
  • OpenTLD suspension stayed in unprecedented arbitration case

    … the suspension on hold pending the outcome of the case. The suspension came about due to OpenTLD being found guilty of cybersquatting its competitors in two UDRP cases. In both cases, the UDRP panel found that the company had cybersquatted the trademarks of rival registrars in an attempt to entice their resellers over to its platform. But OpenTLD claims…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 5 readers -
  • Freenom suspended for cybersquatting rival registrars

    … Freenom, the company behind .tk and other freebie ccTLDs, has had its ICANN registrar accreditation suspended for cybersquatting competing registrars including Go Daddy and Key-Systems. OpenTLD, its registrar business, has been told it cannot accept new registrations or inbound transfers from July 8 to October 6 or until it provides ICANN…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 28 readers -
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