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NSI comes out ahead--for now

A federal appeals court dismisses charges that the registrar violated antitrust laws and overcharged for domain names, but the decision could leave previous NSI victories vulnerable.

 

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A federal appeals court hands Network Solutions yet another legal victory, dismissing charges that the registrar violated antitrust laws and overcharged customers for domain names. But the decision could leave recent NSI victories vulnerable on appeal.

"We perceive no reason--registrants have offered none--why such legislation would not have been within Congress's Constitutional power."

- Judge A. Raymond Randolph

 


NSI passes antitrust test, sort of
A federal appeals court hands Network Solutions another legal victory, dismissing charges the registrar violated antitrust laws and overcharged customers for domain names.

Domain firm looks to competition for cash
The nonprofit Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers is hoping that new competition in the market for ".com" addresses will bring it a much-needed infusion of cash.

Bush's antidote to negative Web exposure
The Bush team bought the rights to Bushsucks.com and another 200 domains a year ago, long before the Texas governor was officially considering running for president.

Another favorable ruling for NSI
Further immunizing Network Solutions from antitrust worries, yet another federal judge rules that the dominant registrar is exempt from federal competition laws.