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international domain news

From: David Goldstein <goldstein_david§yahoo.com.au>
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2002 04:15:24 +1100 (EST)
Domain Name News

ICANN Proposes 'Grace Period' For Deleted Addresses (BizReport)
Internet addressing authorities this week proposed establishing a
uniform one-month "grace period" during which domain-name holders
could reregister Internet addresses that inadvertently lapse, either
due to malicious hijacking or simple oversight.

http://www.bizreport.com/article.php?art_id=2997&PHPSESSID=40a6f8d6635b96daa6c36a4054b18306
 http://www.newsbytes.com/news/02/174557.html

Web .info names available in May-consortium (CNET)
Internet users will get a chance in May to reserve domain names like
hawaii.info and science.info, after domain manager Afilias finishes
rousting thousands of cybersquatting speculators from the new Web
marketplace, Afilias said Monday. 

http://news.cnet.com/investor/news/newsitem/0-9900-1028-8834642-0.html
 http://news.zdnet.co.uk/story/0,,t278-s2104524,00.html

Addressing Companies Question Lapsed Name 'Grace Period' (Newsbytes)
Officials for some Internet addressing companies are questioning the
workability and timing of a proposal that would establish a uniform
one-month "grace period" during which domain-name holders could
reregister Internet addresses that inadvertently lapse.
 http://www.newsbytes.com/news/02/174564.html
 http://www.icann.org/registrars/redemption-proposal-14feb02.htm

Afilias Unveils Dot-Info Redistribution Plan (Newsbytes)
Afilias - the company that manages the recently christened dot-info
Internet domain - today announced its plans for redistributing
dot-info addresses seized from fraudulent registrants.
 http://www.newsbytes.com/news/02/174567.html

http://www.netimperative.com/media/newsarticle.asp?ArticleID=14430&ChannelID=2&ArticleType=1

Sex.tv Sues The .tv Corporation (AVN Online)
Sex.tv disappeared from the Web on Monday, hours after its parent
company, Sex.tv Ltd., filed suit against registrar The .tv
Corporation in U.S. District Court. The lawsuit alleges fraud,
cybersquatting, and deceptive business practices under California and
federal statutes. It also seeks to have the court place the domain
Sex.tv and the $688,000 paid by Sex.tv Ltd. to The .tv Corporation
for domain registration fees in a 'constructive trust' pending
further action.
 http://www.avnonline.com/issues/200202/newsarchive/021202_lead.shtml
Sue dot TV
On Monday 11th February 2001 Sex.tv launched their court case against
the .tv corporation. Citing cybersquatting as one of the main
allegations against .tv. Charles Carreon, the lawyer which won the
infamous Sex.com case, will be bringing the .tv corporation to task
over their lack of support and investment into building an extension
which is worth the exorbotant amount of money that they have been
charging for their 'premium' domains.
 http://www.suedottv.com

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