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Report about LinkedIn Reverse Domain Name Hijacking Case on “For Immediate Release” Podcast

The reverse domain name hijacking case involving LinkedIn, Inc.’s attempt to take over control of the Indian domain name linked.in has been reported on several blogs and other news websites (see, e.g., “Does LinkedIn Want to Occupy Your Website?“). Now … Continue reading
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Does LinkedIn Want to Occupy Your Website?

In the coming weeks you will see a new landmark domain “Dispute Resolution” case in India. A couple weeks ago, LinkedIn started a “Reverse Domain Name Hijacking” attempt against linked.in — this means they are trying to use their trademark … Continue reading
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The World-Wide Web = Classified Classifieds

The world-wide web is a hierarchical classification scheme — and that is indeed a good thing: When I want to find a Certified Public Accountant, then that is a different “use case” for the web than if I want to … Continue reading
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What do you think AOL should do with Love.com?

Years ago, Tim Armstrong (Chairman and CEO of AOL) was going to speak at a conference and his interviewer asked (I think either on Facebook or on Twitter) what questions he should ask (if memory serves me right, this was … Continue reading
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What makes you think that someone posting on a “social media website” (like Twitter or Facebook) is a real person?

When I or one of my friends posts on one of their websites, they usually registered the domain name, and therefore they are known persons. Yet earlier today I posted a question about when Paul Krugman posts in the New … Continue reading
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Where do I start (now)? Well, riddle me this… ;)

I really have to say that I feel I have so many topics to cover — there are so many issues that I have over the past several years come to realize people plain and simply do not understand. I … Continue reading Continue reading

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The Occupy Wall Street Organisational Brand Name Has Been Acquired by the NYCGA: OccupyWallStreet.NET

The whois record for OccupyWallStreet.net lists the following administrative contact: Occupy Wall Street Unincorporated Organization internet@nycga.net 118A Fulton St. #205 New York, NY 10038 US 202-544-9355 About a week ago, the Wall Street Journal reported on the decision to acquire … Continue reading Continue reading

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