Gripe site creator demands Walmart pay him before he hands over domain name.
Walmart has filed a dispute under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) to take control of the domain name WalmartDoorGreeter.com. [Update: the domain owner has transferred the domain to WalMart.]
The domain name was registered by a Missouri man who set up a gripe site about how much Walmart pays its employees.
Gripe sites are OK in certain circumstances. But after receiving a cease & desist letter from Walmart’s lawyers, the man shot himself in the foot with this rant:
BULLSHIT!… this domain in no way infringes on walmarts trademarks… the same as, if i was to register a domain such as: “walmart-sucks.com”… and post every bad experience that i myself or others have hade at walmart, that is perfectly LEGAL!!!.. and furthermore, said domain name walmartdoorgreeter.com, was purchesed fair and legally! so if you honestly think im just gonna hand it over, you are highly misteken and full of corporate greed & bullshit!
If you want me to “transfer” said domain over to you, then YOU and or you client will have to purchase said domain name from me, the same way i legally obtained it in the first place.
Untill YOU and or your CLIENT, have made me a fair and right offer to legally purchase said domain, then said domain will continue to stay up and running.
You make me a fair cash offer to buy said domain name then once i accept and payment is received, i will gladly remove said domain and all associated content, and transfer said domain over to you, NO EXCEPTIONS!
That “exception” might be when the World Intellectual Property Organization orders his registrar to transfer the domain name.