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  1. bulkcorn United Kingdom

    bulkcorn Active Member

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    Procter & Gamble fails in reverse hijacking bid attempt of Swash.com


    If there was a Dumbest UDRP Filing of the Year Award consumer products giant Proctor & Gamble would probably have the 2013 dishonor sewed up and we are not even through the first quarter of the year yet. In a stunning decision handed down by a WIPO panel today (first reported by Andrew Allemann at DomainNameWire) P&G was found guilty of a reverse domain name hijacking attempt after they tried to steal the domain Swash.com from its rightful owner - Marchex Sales, Inc ........


    More at Source: http://www.dnjournal.com/archive/lowdown/2013/dailyposts/20130311.htm
     
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    Thanks for posting that - Enjoyed reading that article. Good to see that P&G failed in their reverse hijacking attempt.
     
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    amazing try on when the registration prededed the product.
     
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    Having had dealings with and knowing people in P and G can’t say it’s a surprise ariel.ch from Mr. Ariel Hauser, TIDE in china etc
    P&G registered a plethora of domain names in mid-1995 Ironic many have said they were one of the original cybersquaters BACTERIA BEAUTIFUL CAVITIES COOKINGOIL COUGH DENTURES DISINFECT DRY FLU GERMS GUMS HEADACHE HYGIENE PIMPLES SCALP SINUS STAINS UNDERARMS all coms some of the better ones there often either junk on them parked at sedo or occasionally forwarded
     
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