Top 10 Stories of 2011: #2 Activision battles for domain

Activision won rights to the domain in early September, bringing a saga that dragged on for months to a close. My coverage of the whole affair from beginning to end drew thousands of thousands of page views, along with mentions from nearly every major video gaming news site and … [Read more...]

Finally, points to official Call of Duty MW3 website

The domain name is finally being re-directed to the official Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 website. Activision won rights to the web address in early September, after online taunting by the previous owner Anthony Abraham who had lashed out at Activision in a series of … [Read more...] domain name battle ends with an Activision triumph

The domain battle between Anthony Abraham and Activision over has come to an end. A three-member panel of the National Arbitration Forum has ordered the domain name transferred. Earlier this year Anthony Abraham launched an unofficial fan site for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, … [Read more...]

Another twist in story, still not owned by Activision

The 'not owned by Activision' story took another twist today as the producer of the video displayed on the homepage of the now 'anti Call of Duty' website, posted a message on the YouTube video saying, "I did not create" I've been following the story of … [Read more...], site taken down; domain not owned by Activision

The website had reached over 7,000 Facebook Likes in the weeks following the announcement of Modern Warfare 3 and looked confusingly similar to Activision's official MW3 site.  And the site even added new features in the past couple weeks including a newsletter for announcements, videos, pre-order … [Read more...], doesn’t go to Activision after being released

The owner of has managed to rack up nearly 7,000 "Likes" on Facebook for its unofficial fan site that looks a whole lot like the official MW3 site, but the bad news is most people Liking the page probably have no idea that the website is not an official Activision … [Read more...] gets thousands of Facebook fans, growth continues. Site not affiliated with Call of Duty

The owner of has gained thousands of fans on Facebook and is adding hundreds per day following the news that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 will be released this November.  The domain name and website, which I have written about previously here and here, has been adding new … [Read more...] Cashing in on the buzz of top-selling videogame franchise

Some companies just don't get it when it comes to domain names. Back in January I wrote about Activision missing out on Modern Warfare domain names.  Though the company does own, the company doesn't own and it missed out on a slew of other domain names early … [Read more...]