Columbia Pictures files dispute over FantasyIsland.com [UPDATED]

Last summer DotWeekly wrote about the domain name FantasyIsland.com selling in a Go Daddy expired domain auction for $22,005 USD.  The first comment made by a reader of the article was that the purchase was a waste of money. "What a waste of money IMO.  That purchase makes no sense unless you own … [Read more...]

Sedo brokers the sale of Skeletor.com, is a Masters of the Universe film getting ready to start production?

It appears the domain name skeletor.com has been sold.  The Whois record, which was updated this week, now displays Sedo's Domain Transfer Escrow Service.  Because the domain name is currently in Sedo’s Transfer Service, it won’t be known immediately known who purchased it.  Or, for that … [Read more...]

Sony Pictures registers domain names for yet-untitled “Killing bin Laden” movie

Earlier this month as reported by Deadline.com, The New York Times, Associated Press, and other news sites, Sony Pictures Entertainment acquired the rights to Kathryn Bigelow's film about killing Osama bin Laden. The film project was originally called "killing bin Laden" according to Deadline who … [Read more...]

A flurry of Navy SEAL domain names registered after the killing of bin Laden

As one might expect, with the Navy SEALs being in the news after killing Osama bin Laden, the number of Navy SEAL domain names being registered has soared. The latest stories of Disney abandoning its trademark application on SEAL Team 6 and news of Columbia Pictures set to debut the first film in … [Read more...]