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News about domain names
  • Kogan takes down contentious ‘catch’ site

    Catch Group says that Kogan.com has agreed to not use a number of domain names, including catchmobile.com.au, catchloans.com.au, and catchinsurance.com.au, until legal action relating to a number of ‘Catch’ trademarks is resolved.

  • Domain businesses in ACCC’s sights

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has launched Federal Court action Domain Name Corp Pty Ltd and Domain Name Agency Pty Ltd, with the ACCC alleging that the businesses “engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct and made false or misleading representations to Australian businesses about the domain name services they offered”.

Features about domain names
  • ICANN approves domain names we can't type

    This is a bad day for the English language, after ICANN approved non-Latin characters for use in Internet domain names. Having invented the Internet--40 years ago yesterday--the U.S. has given away whatever advantage it offers English-speakers.