UDRP reform: One fundamental change

Rick Schwartz points to an article about reverse domain name hijacking findings, and a much-needed reform in the UDRP process. In the past, I've commented at various domain industry blogs and forums, about one fundamental change that must be incorporated in a potential - and  much-needed - UDRP … [Read more...]

The UDRP process belongs with the dinosaurs

The UDRP process is archaic and belongs to the dinosaur era. We witness domains registered a decade or more ago, being challenged by individuals or entities formed in recent years or even months. The SaveMe.com case is one such example. The question is: why are these domains being challenged … [Read more...]

BuyDomains and UDRPs: Not really a surprise

BuyDomains was served with a third UDRP in a week, according to Mike Berkens at TheDomains. I'm not in the least surprised and I'll explain why. It's a game of numbers. It's pure statistics at work: the more domains one owns - assuming that they are spread naturally and are not intentional, … [Read more...]

The shameful WIPO case of Aspis.com

I just came across this WIPO case with regards to the domain name Aspis.com It would have been a typical case, if it weren't for the fact that I actually visited the web site back in 1998 when it was registered; its purpose has always been to gripe against the (then) CEO of Aspis Pronoia, an … [Read more...]