VeriSign lawsuit, hijacking domains

Storage specialist Optima Technology has filed a lawsuit against Network Solutions, alleging that the registrar gave away its domain name without its permission and in doing so caused damage to its business.

I personally hate this when I get to a wrong URL, and it’s hijacked by VeriSign. Plus- it’s clogging up orders for people who actually want to register that domain name. [CNET]

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