Top Level Spectrum

  • 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…

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  • “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…

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  • First dot-brand gTLD to go generic after TLS deal

    … The would-be dot-brand gTLD .observer will actually open as an unrestricted generic after the contract was bought out by Top Level Spectrum. TLS, which has a small portfolio of gTLDs already, bought out the ICANN contract from UK newspaper published Guardian News and Media a couple of months ago, it emerged today. The Observer is the title…

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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

    … Top Level Spectrum, the new gTLD registry behind .feedback, plans to give domains matching 5,000 of the world’s top brands to a third party that does not own the trademarks. That’s one novel element of a .feedback business model that is guaranteed to drive the intellectual property community crazy in much the same way as .sucks did earlier…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 6 readers -