Former owner will get domain back through UDRP challenge.
A National Arbitration Forum panel has ordered the domain name Joking(.)com be transferred back to its previous owner.
A man who said he’s owned the domain name since 1997 filed a cybersquatting dispute under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) to get it back. He said the domain name was stolen earlier this year and then the thief tried to sell it.
A look at historical screenshots for the domain shows that the site was developed for a long time, and sometimes showed adult content.
The alleged thief, who resides in Russia, did not respond to the dispute.
Ouch for the buyer who paid $5750. That hurts.
Andrew Allemann says
Hopefully the didn’t pay. If it’s too good to be true…
andrew senowe says
Russia… Why am I not surprised?