Verdant Services of Seattle guilty of reverse domain name hijacking.
Well, it’s another day that ends in ‘y’, so I have another reverse domain name hijacking case to report.
This time it’s Verdant Services, Inc. of Seattle trying to reverse domain name hijack Verdant.com. It owns the domain VerdantServices.com.
The domain name is owned by VRDT Corporation, which goes by the name Verdant. VRDT was the company’s ticker symbol when it was previously publicly traded.
The respondent bought the domain name for $80,000 in 2012. As you can see by going to Vergant.com, the domain forwards to VRDT.com, which is a website with details about the respondent’s company.
Here’s one of the curious arguments made by the complainant: Click here to continue reading…