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May, 2010

  • 27 May

    .Aero- The domain that never quite took off

    .Aero is a gTLD created in 2002 for the aviation industry. There’s nothing wrong with giving users options, but the problem with .aero is that it came too late. By the time it was released, the Internet had already gained wide adoption in the aviation community. Who would give up …

March, 2010

  • 4 March

    Qant.as sells for $1.3 million

    Qant.as, a domain that resembles you know, the Australian airline Qantas, was sold for $1.35 million USD. The seller, Dominic Holland, said in a statement, “The domain name Qant.as could be snapped up by a competitor so damage to Qantas’s business could be in the millions of dollars.” The .as …

November, 2009

  • 30 November

    Lufthansa wins star-alliance.net domain

    German airline Lufthansa has won a dispute over the domain star-alliance.net. The firm claims the name infringed on the trademark of Star Alliance, an alliance of airlines of which Lufthansa is a member. The case was heard by a WIPO arbitration panel. The initial registrant of the name, Lord Oxford …

  • 2 November

    Delta wins arbitration case

    Delta Airlines won a dispute over the domain delta-tickets.com at the WIPO last week. The name was originally registered by Jannie Blazek, a citizen of the Czech Republic. The one-person arbitration panel sided with Delta, agreeing with the airline that the domain was being used in bad faith. According to …