Archives for December 2012

Facebook to launch Publishing Garage to help brands create better connections

It may not be official just yet, but all signs point to Facebook launching Facebook Publishing Garage, "a program geared at building world-class social publishing systems that enable brands to create the most meaningful connections with their connections and their friends through News Feed … [Read more...]

Model Cindy Crawford files dispute over CindyCrawford.com, domain redirects users to porn site

Model Cindy Crawford who is well known for her mole just above her lip, has filed a complaint (Case Number: D2012-2454) with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) over the domain name CindyCrawford.com, a web address that - at the time of this story - redirects users to a hardcore … [Read more...]

Activision acquires ‘Command Line Systems’ dot com domain name

Chalk this up to unusual domain names that companies register. According to WHOIS records, Activision Publishing, Inc, now owns CommandLineSystems.com, a name that was first registered back in January 2011. The identity of the owner was hidden behind Go Daddy’s Domains By Proxy (DBP) service, … [Read more...]

Microsoft disputes XboxFitness.com, files European Community trademark [UPDATED]

Microsoft has filed a complaint (Case Number 1473274) with the National Arbitration Forum (NAF) over the domain names XboxFitness.com and XboxFitness.net. So, is this domain dispute nothing more than the company trying to protect its intellectual property?  Or, could Microsoft be looking to … [Read more...]

Square Enix registers ‘All The Bravest’ domain, files game-related trademark

It would appear that Square Enix is working on something game-related called "All The Bravest". This past week, the company not only registered the domain names AllTheBravest.com (WHOIS) and AllTheBravest.net (WHOIS), it also filed a European Community Trademark for the name. Both domain names … [Read more...]

Facebook registers ‘Facebook Live Staging’ .com, .net, and .org domains

In late November, Facebook revised its long-standing terms with Zynga, and in doing so, it opened up more opportunities for game developers. Only a day after Zynga filed a document with the SEC outlining new terms in its agreement, Facebook registered a handful of domains around the term "Live … [Read more...]