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29 January 2006

my: MCMC, Mynic seek domain name feedback (star-techcentral.com)

Mynic, Malaysia's designated country-code top level domain name managing organisation, and the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) are seeking a second round of public feedback on their plan to bring back second-level domain names.

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The First French Judicial Decision Over .EU (circleid.com)

Over at VoxPI, Alexandre Nappey reports that, a few days ago, the first French judicial decision over a .eu domain name was released -- or more specifically the first decision over an application for a .eu name.

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UK is .eu sceptic (El Reg)

Germany is leading the scramble to snap up new European domains, while the UK is being a tad .eusceptic.

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au: Scammers go offline (The Age)

If cyberland is the new frontier, then Chesley Rafferty and Brad Norrish are definitely its cowboys. The pair have gained a reputation as profligate cyber-scammers for sending out misleading invoices to businesses asking them to register their domain names.

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WIPO Responds to Significant Cybersquatting Activity In 2005 (circleid.com)

A report released by WIPO has announced a 20% increase in the number of cybersquatting cases filed in 2005 as compared to 2004. The report further indicates that “in 2005, a total of 1,456 cybersquatting cases were filed with WIPO’s Arbitration and Mediation Center. This increase represents the highest number of cybersquatting cases handled by the WIPO Center since 2001.”

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WIPO responds to significant cybersquatting activity in 2005 (news release) (WIPO)

WIPO saw a 20% increase in the number of cybersquatting (abusive registration of trademarks as domain names) cases filed in 2005 as compared to 2004. In 2005, a total of 1,456 cybersquatting cases were filed with WIPO’s Arbitration and Mediation Center. This increase represents the highest number of cybersquatting cases handled by the WIPO Center since 2001.

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