Should your business buy a .XXX domain?

By Tony Bradley ICANN has begun accepting registrations on a limited basis for XXX domains. If you are in the adult entertainment business, or your site is related to adult endeavors, then buying

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 8th, 2011 IDG News Service

Ontario registrar stopped from selling dot-ca domains

A registrar with close ties to a reseller that the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) accuses of sending misleading solicitations to domain owners has lost its licence to sell dot-ca domains.Markham, Ont.-based Brandon

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 7th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Registrar challenges dot-ca authority’s right to deny licence renewal

A registrar accused by the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) of “domain slamming” continues to sell dot-ca domains despite an original decision to not renew its licence in August.Brandon Gray Internet Services is

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 29th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Alleged ‘domain slammers’ lose dot-ca licence, sue CIRA $10 million

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is defending against a $10 million lawsuit after denying recertification to a registrar linked to a company that many Canadian domain name holders will be familiar with.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 22nd, 2010 Brian Jackson

Toronto ‘domain name slammers’ fined for fraud by FTC

A Toronto-based firm has reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for allegedly defrauding thousands of U.S. small businesses out of millions of dollars.The “Canadian con artists” posed as domain name

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 23rd, 2010 Brian Jackson

Toronto-based registrar used by GhostNet-linked cyber crooks

Cyber criminals hosted a fraudulent banking Web site on a GhostNet server and set up the domain with the unwitting help of a Toronto-based registrar, says a computer forensics expert.Gary Warner is a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 9th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Web wars – cybersquatting more prevalent than ever

When the Web site FreeLegoPorn.com began publishing pornographic images created with Lego toys, trademark owner Lego Juris AS, which sells the popular plastic building blocks for children, acted quickly."The content available on the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 15th, 2009 Robert L. Mitchell

Typosquatters make millions in domain name trade

A civil suit filed in Florida by Dell and its Alienware subsidiary is giving insight into the enormous sums of money that can be made by creating Web pages full of advertising links.In

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 5th, 2008 Jeremy Kirk