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A Year Later: Insights from dotSucks

Date: June 27, 2016
Source: Circle ID


'.feedback' and '.sucks' on criticism sites and trademark owners' concerns: new podcast available:

John Berard, founder of .sucks, reflects on the past year with .sucks

Date: July 5, 2016
Source: Domaining Toolkit

Com Laude hits out at ".sucks" after contract termination; Vox Populi fires back

Date: June 20, 2016
Source: World Intellectual Property Review

INTA 2016: .sucks pokes fun at Donald Trump with urinal stunt

Date: May 24, 2016
Source: World Intellectual Property Review


U.S. Congressional Trademark Caucus Haggles Over Price

Date: April 9, 2016
Source: CircleID


Super Bowl 50 Ads Reimagined through a New TLD Filter

Date: February 12, 2016
Source: LinkedIn Pulse

Major brands sign up for .sucks

Date: January 20, 2016
Source: Trademarks & Brands Online

Dot-sucks domain name not our problem, Ottawa says

Date: December 18, 2015
Source: CBC


Sucks to be a Celebrity: Using your .sucks Domain

Date: December 14, 2015
Source: Digital Marketing Magazine

United States: Domain Name Strategies For Start-Up Companies

Date: November 25, 2015
Source: mondaq


How to protect your online brand against cybersquatters

Date: November 13, 2015
Source: BBC

.SUCKS Domain Name

Date: September 22, 2015
Source: The Miami Law


Why the .Sucks Domain Doesn’t Have to Suck

Date: August 19, 2015
Source: Bloomberg

For a Mere $200, ‘Boston2024.Sucks’ Could Be Yours

Date: July 23, 2015
Source: Boston Magazine


Oprah, Kevin Spacey, Apple grabbing .sucks Internet names:

Boston Globe Covers .Sucks & New gTLD’s & Mucks It Up

Date: July 23, 2015
Source: The Domains

Google: All Domain Extensions Are Weighted The Same

Date: July 21, 2015
Source: Search Engine Journal


NewYork.Sucks Billboard on the Mass Pike

Date: July 17, 2015
Source: Domain Investing

Here's why a New York 'dot-sucks' billboard went up near Fenway Park

Date: July 16, 2015
Source: Boston Business Journal

Guest Post: gTLD fun .sucks me not

Date: July 14, 2015
Source: Spicy IP



Fight Off The Haters with A .SUCKS Domain

Date: June 30, 2015
Source: United Domains

Cadbury at risk from internet trolls warns domain registrar

Date: June 29, 2015
Source: The Business Desk

Saga Of .Sucks Domain Generates Laughter, Agony

Date: June 29, 2015
Source: Forbes


Now You Can Register .sucks Domain Names

Date: June 22, 2015
Source: Gizmodo

Register .SUCKS Domain Names Starting Today

Date: June 22, 2015
Source: Quick Online Tips


First .sucks gripe site goes live

Date: June 21, 2015
Source: Domain Incite


Canada weighs in on .sucks debate

Date: June 19, 2015
Source: IP Pro

5 things you need to know today, and should you buy a .sucks domain name?

Date: June 18, 2015
Source: Albuquerque Business First

What You Need to Know About .Sucks Domain Names

Date: June 17, 2015
Source: McGuireWoods Consulting


Digital Strategy for the 2016 Presidential Election – The .SUCKS Risk

Date: June 17, 2015
Source: Fairwinds Partners


Sorry, you cannot buy Chicago Blackhawks .sucks

Date: June 12, 2015
Source: Crain's Chicago Business


[Your Brand].Sucks

Date: June 11, 2015
Source: JDSupra

Icann.sucks: A never-ending Internet Posse

Date: June 11, 2015
Source: heise online


“.Sucks” Has Extended Its Registration Period

Date: June 9, 2015
Source: Today's General Counsel

FTC to ICANN: We Told You .SUCKS Was a Bad Idea

Date: June 2, 2015
Source: WHIR

Launch Delay of .Sucks Top Level Domain Reopens Sunrise Period Debate

Date: June 2, 2015
Source: Business Name Checker


New gTLD RPMs .suck, says FTC

Date: June 1, 2015
Source: IP Pro

Website 'extortion'? New domain '.sucks' for businesses

Date: June 1, 2015
Source: CTV News


.sucks extends controversial sunrise, delays GA

Date: May 29, 2015
Source: Domain Incite

U.S. Regulators Want No Part in .Sucks Domain Fight

Date: May 29, 2015
Source: NationalJournal


Trademark holders think it .sucks!

Date: May 29, 2015
Source: AWA IP Blog

Dot SUCKS: FTC Lectures ICANN On How To Protect Consumers

Date: May 29, 2015
Source: Domain Mondo

Which gTLD .sucks — protecting your business brand

Date: May 28, 2015
Source: ihwlaw


Brands don't like .sucks? Not our problem, FTC says

Date: May 28, 2015
Source: Yahoo!

FTC to ICANN on .Sucks: Yeah, we told you this would happen

Date: May 28, 2015
Source: Domain Name Wire


FTC slams new gTLDs but waffles over .sucks legality

Date: May 28, 2015
Source: Domain Incite


A sucking sound on domain names: .SUCKS is open for registration

Date: May 27, 2015
Source: Inside Counsel

Dotcom to .Pizza: Welcome to the Web Domain Rush

Date: May 26, 2015
Source: NBC News

Leading-Edge Law: New domain names could stink for businesses

Date: May 24, 2015
Source: Richmond Times Dispatch


ICANN.sucks

Date: May 23, 2015
Source: DAVE PARSONS' NZ

New ‘.sucks’ Domain Name Gives Rise to Extortion Claims, Future Online...

Date: May 22, 2015
Source: Internet Defamation Removal Attorneys

Dot Sucks: Celebs, companies buy mocking web domains

Date: May 22, 2015
Source: The New Zealand Herald


.sucks really sucks, say furious companies

Date: May 21, 2015
Source: The Vancouver Sun


This Website Name Is Causing a Major Controversy

Date: May 20, 2015
Source: TIME

New Domain ‘.sucks’ Sparks Debate

Date: May 19, 2015
Source: Wall Street Journal


.Sucks CEO Says Firm Aims To Criticize, Not Extort

Date: May 14, 2015
Source: Law360

Battle Over .SUCKS Domain Gets Testy

Date: May 14, 2015
Source: Corporate Counsel


Why companies are fighting over .sucks domains

Date: May 14, 2015
Source: Global News


Issa Calls .SUCKS Domains 'Legalized Extortion'

Date: May 13, 2015
Source: LAW360

The Internet .Sucks

Date: May 13, 2015
Source: The Washington Post

Master of Your Domain? Maybe in .Com But Not in .Sucks

Date: May 13, 2015
Source: Bloomberg



threatening action against ICANN ahead of congressional hearing

Date: May 12, 2015
Source: World Trademark Review


YourBrand.sucks — Unless You Act Now!

Date: May 7, 2015
Source: JDSUPRA

What You Need to Know About .sucks Domain Names

Date: May 7, 2015
Source: Small Business TRENDS


Sunrise for .SUCKS

Date: May 6, 2015
Source: CommLawBlog

INTA 2015: .sucks, sunrise and pitchforks

Date: May 5, 2015
Source: WIPR


WILL .SUCKS … SUCK FOR YOUR BRAND?

Date: May 5, 2015
Source: Allens

Coming soon: the .sucks domain name

Date: May 2, 2015
Source: NAWBO Blog

Conn. IP Lawyers Predict Problems With New 'Dot.Sucks' Domain Name

Date: April 30, 2015
Source: Connecticut Law Tribune


Who thinks Microsoft Edge SUCKS? Erm, Microsoft

Date: April 30, 2015
Source: The Register

Trademark owners to domain name registry: That .sucks

Date: April 28, 2015
Source: Lexology

Sorry haters, Apple already owns Apple.sucks domain

Date: April 27, 2015
Source: Cult of Mac


Whose law firm .SUCKS?

Date: April 24, 2015
Source: SkunkWorks

YourCompany.Sucks – Dealing with the Future of Domains

Date: April 22, 2015
Source: Search Influence


UPDATE: .SUCKS CEO SPEAKS

Date: April 16, 2015
Source: RE:MARKS


New Internet Domain Suffix Ready For Business

Date: April 15, 2015
Source: Business Law News

.sucks for Trademark Owners

Date: April 14, 2015
Source: Bereskin & Parr


.Sucks is Great for Awareness

Date: April 14, 2015
Source: DomainInvesting


New .sucks domain stirs up storm over free speech

Date: April 9, 2015
Source: Yahoo!

Everyone.sucks: This new domain is the future of trolling

Date: April 9, 2015
Source: The Next Web


Major brands buy up .sucks domains to protect image

Date: April 8, 2015
Source: Marketing DIVE

Firms wonder whether to bite bullet and buy .sucks

Date: April 8, 2015
Source: MPR NEWS

Brands rush to register ‘.sucks’ domains despite concern over pricing

Date: April 8, 2015
Source: World Trademark Review


A New Internet Domain: Extortion Or Free Speech?

Date: April 7, 2015
Source: NPR


Kevin Spacey, Apple buy up .sucks

Date: April 7, 2015
Source: CNBC

Kevin Spacey, Apple buy up .sucks domain names

Date: April 6, 2015
Source: Here is the City


Registry managing .sucks gTLD says price is fair

Date: March 31, 2015
Source: TBO

New domain names .sucks for big business

Date: March 31, 2015
Source: FindLaw

How much does .SUCKS suck?

Date: March 31, 2015
Source: 101domain


Protecting your brand in the age of gTLDs dot sucks

Date: March 30, 2015
Source: Technology Law Source

.sucks launches despite trademark lobby outrage

Date: March 30, 2015
Source: Domain Incite

Are dot-sucks domain names a cash grab?

Date: March 27, 2015
Source: CBC


Vox Populi makes waves with sale of edgy ‘dot-sucks’ domain name

Date: March 27, 2015
Source: Financial Post

Pricey Domain Name “Sucks” Might Be Worth It

Date: March 26, 2015
Source: Today's General Counsel

For Brands, Newest gTLD Sucks

Date: March 25, 2015
Source: CMO


Should Brands Book a .Sucks or .Porn Domain?

Date: March 24, 2015
Source: Adweek

Here comes verizon.sucks, but will it help or hurt the company?

Date: March 23, 2015
Source: Yahoo! Finance


What will '.sucks' domains mean for brands?

Date: March 23, 2015
Source: Ragan's Health Care Communication

New ".SUCKS" TLD Creates Dilemma for Trademark Owners

Date: March 23, 2015
Source: Foley & Lardner

YourBrand.SUCKS?

Date: March 23, 2015
Source: Kelley Drye


New Domain Name [Dot] Sucks for Hated Companies

Date: March 20, 2015
Source: Adweek


New .Sucks gTLD Registry CEO Disputes Claims of ‘Extortionate’ Prices

Date: March 19, 2015
Source: Washington Internet Daily

Well, that .sucks!

Date: March 18, 2015
Source: Embedded


Investing in .Sucks Could Be the Best $2,500 Companies Might Ever Spend

Date: March 18, 2015
Source: Huffington Post UK

What? That .Sucks!

Date: March 18, 2015
Source: EE Times

SHOULD YOU BUY THE .SUCKS VERSION OF YOUR COMPANY’S DOMAIN

Date: March 18, 2015
Source: Ignite Visibility


Wait for It: Here Comes WWW.Your-Brand.Sucks

Date: March 17, 2015
Source: Inc.

Get ready for '.sucks' websites

Date: March 17, 2015
Source: myfoxny


This.sucks for companies

Date: March 17, 2015
Source: Marketplace

Could you survive a .sucks UDRP?

Date: March 17, 2015
Source: Domain Incite



The Internet's Hottest New Domain: .SUCKS

Date: March 16, 2015
Source: Gizmodo

“.sucks” registrations begin soon—at up to $2,500 per domain

Date: March 16, 2015
Source: Ars Technica


The Company Using Martin Luther King Jr. to Sell .Sucks

Date: March 16, 2015
Source: Motherboard/Vice

Watch Out, Brands: The Controversial .Sucks Domain Is Almost Here

Date: March 15, 2015
Source: Marketing Land


The quandary for brand owners as ‘.sucks’ unveils $2,499 registration fee

Date: March 13, 2015
Source: World Trademark Review

Well.That.Sucks: New rude dot-word sparks outrage

Date: March 13, 2015
Source: The Register

Here’s why trademark owners will think .sucks sucks

Date: March 13, 2015
Source: Domain Incite


We Know This .Sucks

Date: March 11, 2015
Source: CircleID



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