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US grabs more domain names, $1.4 million from online counterfeit operations

| May 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

TweetBy Layer 8 Created May 11 2012 – 12:31pm   The Department of Justice today said it snatched up more than $1.5 million from the distribution of counterfeit sports apparel and jerseys being sold online. According to court documents, investigation by federal law enforcement agents revealed that subjects whose domain names had been seized in a November [...]

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Apple Looks to Gain Control of iPhone5.com Domain

| May 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

TweetWhile there has been much debate about whether Apple will refer to the next-generation iPhone as “iPhone 5″, “iPhone 6″, simply “iPhone”, or something else entirely, Fusible notesthat Apple has filed a claim with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) seeking to gain control of the iPhone5.com domain. WIPO authorities are currently assessing compliance of Apple’s claim with the [...]

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Official: ‘US govt already seized hundreds of foreign domains’

| March 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

TweetUS seizure of a Canadian gambling website caused online outcry as it was registered abroad and thought to be outside American jurisdiction. But this is far from isolated; it has emerged that the US has seized hundreds of foreign domain names. US customs official Nicole Navas confirmed that the US government has taken control of [...]

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