Insane: France Seizes Geographic Domain Name France.com with Help from Web.com

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  1. JulienJ

    JulienJ India Member

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    An unprecedented theft has occurred in the domain space as the European Country of France has stolen the Internet domain name France.com from its owner, who according to a lawsuit filed this month in California “has lawfully owned and used the domain name in commerce since 1994.”

    Although Networks Solutions (Web.com) is not party to the lawsuit, it seems they would be guilty of gross misconduct in my opinion and should also be sued for transferring the domain name, intellectual property of a United States citizen, to a foreign county without notice to its registrant.

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    Jeff Canada Administrator Staff Member

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    This is insane, and very worrisome.
     
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    If they can do this in the internet, how easy it is to do this type of harassment in our everyday lives. Any government in the world will just say that it is theirs to take away our own property because it sounded like they own it.