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My $5000/month website is under legal radar

Discussion in 'Domain Names & Parking' started by david2222, Jul 31, 2014.

  1. david2222

    david2222 Registered Member

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    Hello Friends,

    I posted this thread in the lounge, but i think this is much better section to ask:

    I am bit worried about as my competitor filed a legal petition at URDP against my main website that i am using his brand name. He made a very lame claim and i know his case is very weak. But i don't want to deal with the legal stuff and attorneys. I haven't received any official letter from URDP yet to defend myself. Today, domainbyproxy cancelled my account to protect themselves.

    First recommend me a whois protection service that don't give a dime to this stuff so i can protect my identity. Secondly, should i transfer and host the domain outside the US where i can safely run my business?

    I badly need your suggestions guys as i don't want to loose my bread and butter!

    Best Regards, David
     
  2. ItsOwenFTW

    ItsOwenFTW BANNED BANNED

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    Ahhh lawsuits. Gotta love them right? If I were you I'd transfer everything offshore. You still live in the US or wherever you're from, so you're still prone to lawsuits. In other words, move or get sued. However, try to dispute the lawsuit. If it doesn't work, no worries. Get a lawyer and sue them ;)
     
  3. WeavingThoughts

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    What is the domain name? How is it copyright infringement?
     
  4. KraftyKyle

    KraftyKyle Jr. Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    "..most types of trademark-based domain-name disputes must be resolved by agreement, court action, or arbitration BEFORE a registrar will cancel, suspend, or transfer a domain name..."
     
  5. kollam003

    kollam003 Newbie

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    If you really feel you are in the "trademark" section or copyright then better is to move on. But if you see that you stand a "rightful" stance, then make sure you do a great fight for it.