08 November 2012

Kim Dotcom's website Mega offline

Kim Dotcom's new filesharing website Mega forced offline
Telegraph.co.uk
The case against him has been delayed by procedural irregularities, including an admission by John Key, the Prime Minister of New Zealand, that his communications were unlawfully wiretapped. Mr Louembe said the domain name had been allocated to...

Telegraph.co.uk

'Witch hunt': Dotcom blames US for Gabon's plans to suspend me.ga
RT
Minister Louembe said the domain name was originally registered to someone in France who then transferred it to Dotcom. Furthermore, Gabon's communications ministry alleges that the website was set up to redirect traffic to another site hosted in...

RT

Me.ga Hackers: We're Real Pirates & We'll Sell Dotcom's Domain To Universal
TorrentFreak
Calls cloud storage site cyber crime,” he wrote. The reference to entertainment company Vivendi comes after a Numerama article last week which revealed that the TLD of Gabon is administered by Gabon Telecom, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Vivendi ...

Kim Dotcom Loses Me.ga Domain Name, Blames US
TechWeekEurope UK
The African country of Gabon has sabotaged Kim Dotcom's plans for a comeback after his Megaupload file-sharing site was closed for piracy in January – by denying him access to the me.ga domain on which he planned to launch his new cloud storage ...

TechWeekEurope UK

NZ's 500000th domain name
Voxy
The website www.drct.kiwi.nz has now been confirmed as New Zealand's 500,000th active domain name within the .NZ domain space. To commemorate this landmark accomplishment, representatives from the .NZ domain name space are to give the ...

Aussie Webhost Announces Launch Of Premium Quality Domain Name ...
PRWire
Aussie Webhost Pty Ltd. (www.aussiewebhost.com.au), a leading provider of domain name registration and website hosting products & services has released a wide range of innovative and premium-quality web hosting and domain name registration to raise ...

Kim Dotcom's Mega Domain Seized as Hackers Plan to Sell Name to Universal
IBTimes.co.uk
The Vivendi link comes after a Numerama article last week which revealed that the TLD(top-level domain) of Gabon is administered by Gabon Telecom, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Vivendi entertainment group. Dotcom reassured his 150,000 followers,...

IBTimes.co.uk

Now Kim Dotcom's New Site Me.ga Has Been Hacked, Too
Gizmodo
Now Kim Dotcom’s New Site Me.ga Has Been Hacked, Too Not only did Kim Dotcom's Megaupload reboot get its domain name seized by officials in Gabon, it seems 'real pirates' have taken offence to Dotcom, and have hacked his domain to redirect to a ...

Inventa tries to invent its own view of UDRP (but loses)
Domain Name Wire
A World Intellectual Property Organization UDRP panel has just handed down a decision over the domain name Inventa.com. The complaint was brought by Inventa International Group. The owner of the domain is an apparently defunct U.S. technology ...

HavingTroubleVoting.com? Newsweek /Daily Beast Hand Registered This ...
TheDomains.com
The domain name HavingTroubleVoting.com a really nice call to action domain was hand registered yesterday by The Newsweek/Daily Beast Company LLC. Damn that was a nice one. The site is already launched which allows people to report trouble spots ...

Marchex Gets Hit With UDRP From P&G On The Domain Swash.com
TheDomains.com
Protector & Gamble just filed a UDRP on the domain name Swash.com which is owned by Marchex, Inc. (MCHX). The domain Swash.com has an original registration date of 2000. I found a trademark by P&G on the term Swash one dated in 2007 and one ...

MegaUpload redo is shut down even before debut
CNET
MegaUpload redo is shut down even before debut. The government of Gabon says it plans to suspend the domain name that MegaUpload founder Kim DotCom planned to use to launch a new cloud-storage service. Greg Sandoval. by Greg Sandoval ...

As Obama wins, domains already snapped up for 2016 battle - Domain Name Wire
Bayoubuzz (subscription)
It's four years a way, but the candidates are already behind on one important marketing tool — theirdomain names. Because Joe Biden has been vice president already, the possibility of a 2016 run was known four years ago. That's when a Charlotte ...

Message Bus Unveils Free Reporting Service for Detecting Email Abuse
MarketWatch (press release)
Mail, and NetEase and then provides reporting and analytics identifying which IP addresses are using an organization's domain name for phishing or other activity. Using the service, organizations are able to understand if their brand reputation is at ...

Can a state block your domain name? 5th Circuit remands Texas case for 1st ...
Lexology (registration)
Gibson v. Texas Dept. of Insurance—Division of Workers' Compensation, No. 11-11136, 2012 WL 5330890 (5th Cir. Oct. 30, 2012). On October 30, 2012, the Fifth Circuit partially reversed and remanded a case challenging the constitutionality of a state ...

AbuDhabi.com, Oil.com, Energy.com: Premium Domains Presented to Global ...
PR Web (press release)
Domain Holdings Group, a world-class leader in domain lifecycle management and premium domain name brokerage, announced Monday that it will be presenting five premium domains to the world stage at two of the longest running United Arab Emirates ...

Apple Sued for VPN On-Demand Functionality in Mountain Lion
Patently Apple
Patent 7,418,504 titled - Agile Network Protocol for Secure Communications Using Secure DomainNames; 3. Patent. 7,490,151 titled - Establishment of a Secure Communication Link Based on aDomain Name Service (DNS) Request; and 4.

ACM Facility Safety, Thought Leaders in Risk Consulting & Training, Changing ...
PR Web (press release)
Included with this is a change in the domain name. Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn Email a friend. Calgary, AB (PRWEB) November 07, 2012 ... Along with design improvements to its main website, technical upgrades to ...

@iCloud.com email address reservations being sent out by Apple
Today's iPhone
Apple is reportedly in the process of sending out emails to existing @me.com (or @mac.com) users notifying them of a change in domain name. Since MobileMe no longer exists (having been replaced by iCloud) Apple is transitioning from @me.com to ...

Apple Ordered To Pay $370 Million Because Its Engineers Ignored Patents ...
Business Insider
The VirnetX patents cover the use of a domain-name service to set up virtual private networks, through which a website owner can interact with customers in a secure way or an employee can work at home and get access to a company's electronic files.

Business Insider

'Donuts Inc.' Accused Of Fueling Cybersquatting After Bidding $56 Million For ...
Popular Science
Donuts is being sued received a complaint from a lawyer representing other new-domain holders, and those holders are lobbying the arbiters of web structure, ICANN, to have Donuts' ties to the occasionally controversial Demand Media investigated. In the ...

Popular Science

DIGITAL 100 REVISED: The Most Valuable, Private Companies In The World
Business Insider
GoDaddy is a domain name and web hosting company. It's rank should be #12 on the 2012 Digital 100. Coupons (update). Estimated valuation: $875 million. New rank on the 2012 Digital 100 list is #26. Whaleshark (update). Estimated valuation: $875 million ...

Corsearch Domain Name Bulletin | Trademarks and Brands
By Robert Kriner
Sunrise Period for .PW Coming in December. The country code extension for Palau (.PW) was relaunched during last month's ICANN meeting. The relaunch is being handled by Directi, a company that submitted 30 applications for new gTLDs.
Trademarks and Brands

NEW DOMAIN NAME EXTENSION ALERT: .SX Sint Maarten ...
By Kyle
LAST CHANCE NEW DOMAIN NAME EXTENSION ALERT .SX is now in Landrush for $49.95! (plus $10 non-refundable fee). Landrush phase for .SX is almost over and we are offering the opportunity to own one of these popular new domains ...
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As Gabon seizes Kim Dotcom's domain, hackers take control of Me ...
By Paul Sawers
As TorrentFreak reports, the Vivendi references follows a previous Numerama article which highlighted the fact that the top-level domain (TLD) of Gabon is administered by Gabon Telecom, a subsidiary of the Vivendi entertainment group, which clearly wouldn't be too keen on Dotcom's future plans for his ... Shall @UMG [Universal Music] buy the Me.ga domain name we will donate not 1% but 10% of the proceeds to FOJEGA the Forum des Jeunes du Gabon [Gabon Youth Forum].” ...
The Next Web

Sedo reports $1,95 Million in Domain Name Sales!Jane.com tops ...
By editor@domainnews.com (Domain News)
Jane.com topped Sedo's weekly sales chart at $60,00 .Highlights also include Kousen.nl,leading the ccTLD category at 9,000 EUR and Divorce.info,leading the "Other" category at $10,250 . Other notable domain name sales include : .COM ...
Domain Name News, Domain Industry...

Management Changes at Sedo | Domain Name News (DNN)
By Frank Michlick
Remaining Sedo Founders Resign After 12 Years After Sedo (FRA:SDO)'s CEO and co-founder, Tim Schumacher, left earlier this year, the company today announced.
Domain Name News (DNN)

Me.ga domain seized, then hacked. by VR-Zone.com
By David Farrell
Kim Dotcom's new file sharing hub Mega, is already facing difficulties, as the domain name me.gawas shut down yesterday. As if this wasn't enough, the domain has now been hacked by a group known as Omega.
VR-Zone Articles

Kim Dotcom's New Domain Me.ga Seized before its launch - Hacker ...
By noreply@blogger.com (Mohit Kumar)
Kim Dotcom's New Domain Me.ga Seized before its launch. ... Kim Dotcom's upcoming Mega website Me.ga has had its domain name seized by the African nation of Gabon, with a government minister saying his country will not be used as a base for copyright infringement. Last week, Dotcom unveiled plans to relaunch his file-sharing site in January 2013, using the Gabonese domain me.ga, with the message "this button will change the world." "Gabon cannot serve as a platform or ...
The Hacker News [ THN ] - World's...

SHANE'S BIG LIST: Wednesday's Domains at ... - Domain Shane
By ShaneCultra
DogTrainingBlog.com I've never really understood why people put the word blog in the domain name of their blog and then it hit me why I used to stink at valuing keyword domains. Google. Zantis.com A last name therefore also the name of ...
Domain Shane

The Business of Blogging – Blogging for Fun and Profit
By Rob Toledo
Register a Domain and Host your site. How it works: First you need a domain name. This works by selecting a domain registrar and essentially paying a fee for the name of your site and the space you will be occupying online. Think of it like ...
Famous Bloggers

Mobile Website Creation with M dot | iPhone.AppStorm
By Shaun Takenouchi
Designing your site (left) Creating your domain name (right). As I started to play around with creating my own site, the one thing I noticed was that it was very easy to make it what you wanted it to be. They start you off with a few standard pages ...
iPhone.AppStorm

7 Blog SEO Tips to Gain Bulletproof Search Rankings - BlogKori
By Tamal Anwar
A domain name is the address of your blog. Such as my blog address is blogkori.com. In my blog there is the keyword “blog” in it. So listen to me, if you have a keyword in your domain, you will more likely to rank for particular term. Now there is ...
BlogKori

How To Verify Your Pinterest Account and Why You Should ...
By Tehmina Zaman
Well up until now your domain name was hidden behind a planet earth icon in the About section on your Pinterest page. Nice. But not really helpful if you want to brand yourself or your business, grow your audience or attract more leads and ...
Jeffbullas's Blog

Why a Domain Name is Critical to Your Online Presence ...
From small to large, organizations all over the world are using the internet to conduct business on a daily basis. At the very least, these organizations need an ...
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