From House Hearing: CADNA “There Are Probably Tens of Millions of Cybersquatting Domains” in .Com

At The House Energy and Commerce Committee’s hearing on new gTLDs Josh Bourne President of CADNA’s testified: ""The U.S Congress should take much-needed action to improve the language of the Anti- Cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (ACPA), so that it provides proper deterrents against cybersquatting."" ""Cybersquatting to the left of the dot is already a massive problem; with … [Read more...]

CADNA Goes From Opposing New gTLD Program To Demanding A Time Frame For Opening The 2nd Round

The Collation Against Domain Abuse (CADNA) has appearently gone from being a vocal opponent of the new gTLD program to demanding a timeline for opening of the second round. In a press release it sent out today,  Josh Bourne President of CADNA in his closing remarks at the "What's at Stake: The Reality of ICANN's New gTLD Program for Brands" conference at the Institute of International … [Read more...]

CNBC’s “Squawk On The Street” Covers New gTLD’s & .XXX Staring The Heads Of Central Nic & CADNA: “Has The Internet Out Grown .Com?”

CNBC Had a 5 minutes + segment on Squawk On The Street" on the new gTLD program and .XXX on Tuesday entitled "Has the Internet outgrown .Com" "The segment discussed whether adding more domains for websites will have big implications for both consumers and companies." Ben Crawford of Central Nic and Dot Brand Solutions and Josh Bourne, the head of the The Coalition Against Domain Name … [Read more...]

CNN Allows CADNA Representative To Spew Inaccuracies on new gTLD’s

CNN.com published a story by Nao Matsukata a senior policy adviser to the Coalition Against Domain Name Abuse (CADNA) and to Alston & Bird, LLP. "In a dramatic change of internet policy, ICANN has proposed to approve and implement the roll out of more than 400 new top-level domains within the next few months. Top-level domains are what you see to the right of the dot, such as “com” or … [Read more...]

Lego Joins CADNA

We wrote back in June warning people to lay off any Lego related domains as they had at that time a filed 69 UDRP's and had not lost one. Kevin Murphy the other day at his blog noted that Lego was filing on average 1 UDRP every 3 days. Today comes the news that Lego has joined the Collation Against Domain Name Abuse (CADNA) along with a Lundbeck A/S a global pharmaceutical company. This … [Read more...]

NYtimes.com Covers Political “Cybersquatting” Report by the Collation Against Domain Name Abuse (CADNA)

The NYTimes.com just published a post this morning entitled "Clicking Candidate.com, landing at Opponent.com" citing a new survey by the Collation Against Domain Name Abuse (CADNA). The post talks about the numerous political candidates and members of Congress and holders of other political offices that don't own the domain name of their own name. According to the article again citing … [Read more...]

CADNA Is Bringing The Utah Cybersquatting Bill To Washington On Friday To Criminalize Domaning

The Coalition Against Domain Name Abuse (CADNA) is holding an event in Washington DC Friday to bring the proposed Utah trademark law that we wrote about a month ago to a federal level, or Snow Bill 2. If you look at the inviation and agenda of this meeting you will see that CADNA is going to be pushing hard to get the Utah bill enacted as a precursor to ACPA amendments that define … [Read more...]