• “UDRP-proof” .feedback gTLD loses first UDRP

      The first cybersquatting complaint against a .feedback domain name has resulted in a transfer, despite registry claims that the gTLD was “UDRP-proof”. De Beers, the diamond merchant, won a UDRP case against the registrant of debeers.feedback earlier this month. The registrant, who used a privacy service, registered the name back in January, when .

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    • Big brands condemn “fraudulent” .feedback gTLD in ICANN complaint

      Top Level Spectrum has been accused today of running the gTLD .feedback in a “fraudulent and deceptive” manner. Over a dozen famous brands, corralled by corporate registrar MarkMonitor, today formally complained to ICANN that .feedback is a “complete sham”. They reckon that the majority of .feedback domains belong to entities connected to the registry, violate trademarks, a ...

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  • .feedback regs Fox trademark to itself during sunrise

    … Top Level Spectrum, the new .feedback registry, has painted a second gigantic target on itself by registering to itself a .feedback domain matching one of the world’s largest media brands. The company has registered fox.feedback and put up a web site soliciting comment on Fox Broadcasting Company. This has happened whilst .feedback is still…

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  • Forget .sucks, .feedback will drive trademark owners nuts all over again

    …. The original Registry Service Evaluation Process for the .feedback service hit ICANN over a year ago (pdf). I missed it then. Sorry. I noticed it today after corporate registrar MarkMonitor blogged about it. Matt Serlin, VP of corporate registrar MarkMonitor, who blogged his opinion on .feedback’s strategy earlier today, said in an email…

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