Top 10 Stories of 2011: #2 Activision battles for ModernWarfare3.com domain

Activision won rights to the domain ModernWarfare3.com 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...]

ModernWarfare3.com to re-direct to official MW3 web site, any day now

It's good news for all the fans of the Call of Duty franchise.  The domain name ModernWarfare3.com has transferred over to Activision's domain server that hosts other names like CallofDuty.com, which likely means only one thing:  ModernWarfare3.com will finally resolve to the official MW3 website … [Read more...]

ModernWarfare3.com: Activision’s attorneys take official control of domain

In what has been one of the most highly publicized struggles for a domain name, Activision's trademark attorneys at Millen, White, Zelano & Branigan, P.C, have officially taken control of ModernWarfare3.com from Anthony Abraham as of September 21, 2011, after winning the dispute over the web … [Read more...]

ModernWarfare3.com domain name battle ends with an Activision triumph

The domain battle between Anthony Abraham and Activision over ModernWarfare3.com 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...]

ModernWarfare3.com owner revealed, Go Daddy’s Privacy removed during UDRP

The Battlefield 3 fanboy who has fueled the drama between Electronic Arts and Activision by re-directing ModernWarfare3.com to Battlefield.com has been officially revealed. Originally hidden behind Go Daddy's Domains By Proxy (DBP) service, it appears the registrar giant doesn't want to get … [Read more...]

ModernWarfare3.com owner lashes out at Activision, voices online support for EA’s Battlefield 3 with parody site

The owner of ModernWarfare3.com is lashing out at Activision, the publisher of Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3, in a series of statements and videos that appear on the ModernWarfare3.com website, and throwing support instead to Electronic Arts' Battlefield 3 due out two weeks before the release of … [Read more...]

ModernWarfare3.com gets thousands of Facebook fans, growth continues. Site not affiliated with Call of Duty

The owner of ModernWarfare3.com 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...]