Loses Its Domain Name (and other domain name news)

Three items in this roundup.

MoreGoogle, the tool that “enhances” Google results (see SearchDay’s: Visualizing Google Search Results), has lost its domain name.

The MoreGoogle blog (hosted by Blogspot), reported on November 15th that Google contacted over, “unathorized use of Google trademark” and the “unauthorized services on”. Yesterday, a blog post announced that the domain name will be shutdown and transferred to Google this week.

Thanks, S.C.

++ It looks like it was nothing more than a company buying an expired domain name but it sure gets you thinking.

Last week, purchased the domain name:

In case you’re wondering, the domain name:, displays artwork by Shawn Capizzi, a New Jersey artist.

+++ I noticed that earlier this month, Yahoo filed complaints with WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization) to have several domain.names, currently not registered to Yahoo, transferred or removed

The full list of the domains that Yahoo is challenging is here.

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