Panel denies Salesforce the name Forces.com in domain dispute

After filing a complaint (Case No. 1416951) with the National Arbitration Forum last month against Internet Venture Holdings (IVH) over Forces.com, Salesforce.com has been denied the domain name. Not surprisingly, the panel found that <forces.com> was not identical or confusingly similar to … [Read more...]

Top 10 Stories of 2011: #5 Salesforce revealed as $2.6MM social.com buyer

The biggest domain sale of 2011, with a price tag of $2.6 million, was social.com.  The domain sold in June and was co-brokered by Marksmen's Cyntia King and Moniker.com's John Mauriello. As to who purchased the domain name remained a mystery, that is until I broke the story that the buyer was … [Read more...]

SalesForce.com attempts to hijack Forces.com by filing domain dispute

Earlier this month, SalesForce.com filed a complaint (Case No. 1416951) with the National Arbitration Forum against Internet Venture Holdings (IVH) over the domain Forces.com. While complainants in disputes filed with the National Arbitration Forum aren't revealed until a panel delivers a … [Read more...]