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September, 2009

  • 23 September

    Yahoo seeks to get hands on Yahoo.tel

    Internet giant Yahoo recently filed a complaint with the National Arbitration Forum, arguing that it has rights to Yahoo.tel. The domain was registered on March 23, 2009 by David Blanco of Oviedo, Spain. Yahoo will likely win the dispute. Given the company’s vast web presence and many trademarks, how can …

July, 2009

  • 14 July

    Heineken seeks to get hands on Heineken.tel

    Beer giant Heineken apparently missed out on the .tel sunrise period, and now wants to get its hands on Heineken.tel. The only problem is, someone else has already registered it. Now the brewer has filed a WIPO complaint to take the name from its owner. Normally these sorts of issues …

June, 2009

  • 19 June

    The .Tel Domain that Could Save Your Life

    KFA Technologies of France has made good use of the .tel TLD. Take a look at SOS1.tel, a worldwide directory of emergency service numbers that can be accessed from any Internet device. As Francois Amigorena, founder of KFA Technologies, put it: SOS1.tel is probably the most ambitious .tel site ever …

May, 2009

  • 29 May

    First .Tel UDRP Disputed Filed

    Osram GmbH became the first person to file a UDRP (Uniform Domain Resolution Policy) dispute with the .tel registry this week in an attempt to get the domain osram.tel. The domain is owned by Russian Yuri A Ivanov and was registered on March 24, 2009. The UDRP was set up …

  • 21 May

    200,000th .Tel Domain Registered

    Telnic, the UK-based .tel registrar, sent out a press release yesterday announcing that after two months of general availability, 200,000 .tel domains have been registered. Telnic CEO Khashayar Mahdavi had quite a bit to say about the event: This is a truly remarkable milestone considering current economic conditions and with …

  • 6 May

    Telnic Nominated for World Technology Award

    Yesterday, Telnic announced that it has been nominated by the World Technology Network (WTN) for their 2009 World Technology Award in Communications Technology. Telnic is the operator of the .tel domain, which was recently approved by ICANN and became available for registration in March. Unlike typical domains, .tel names are …