…and loses the UDRP for a domain that just sold for $26,000.
It makes sense to defend your domain names when they are hit with a UDRP. Especially if you have a $26,000 sale on the line.
So it’s baffling that the owner of Xtream.com didn’t respond to a UDRP filed against the domain name on January 31, the day after the domain name sold in the live NamesCon auction for $26,000.
Mediacom Communications Corporation filed the dispute and won thanks, in part, to National Arbitration Forum receiving no response in the case.
You can bet that Mediacom either became aware of the sale through auction marketing or the auction result. Or, it might have even been a losing bidder in the auction.
Regardless, the dispute decision makes no reference to the auction.
Unless Mediacom had the domain owner dead to rights somehow, the lack of response doesn’t make sense to me.