A domain pre-study is essential for determining the best and most effective means of obtaining a domain name from a third party.
Both the value of a domain name and the interpretation of digital rights in relation to a domain name depend on the individual circumstances. With so many elements affecting those circumstances, it is critical that we fully understand and research your situation before taking action.
Depending on complexity, a pre-study can take from 24 hours to four weeks, with the timing based primarily on the accessibility of the registrant. During the process, we’ll determine the key pieces of information that will enable us to provide a clear recommendation as to how best to proceed, as well as what the likely costs would be. Below, we detail the information we’d gather.
It’s not been the easiest of times recently for luxury fashion labels as the cost of counterfeiting to their brands continues to grow. In the NetNames report Counting the cost of counterfeiting, published in 2015, we reported that the sale of counterfeit goods online alone increased 15.6% year on year, whilst counterfeiting and piracy are estimated to cost G20 governments and consumers more than $125 billion each year – and have destroyed 2.5 million jobs worldwide.
In July, luxury brands won a significant victory in their battle with the billion-dollar online counterfeit industry. The Court of Appeal in London ruled that Richemont, owner of Cartier and many other prestigious labels, could ask internet service providers to block access to websites selling counterfeit goods.
This report draws data from a wide range of reliable sources to provide an estimate of the shape and size of the piracy universe. It is based upon an in-depth study of a range of ecosystems commonly used for the distribution of infringing content.
The world has changed. Today, the average person spends 169 hours online every month, devoting more time to surfing the web than watching television, and browsing Facebook for longer than they read a daily newspaper.
National Wine Day today (May 25) is the perfect excuse for consumers to enjoy their favorite tipple and try out some new wines; however it is also a chance for producers and retailers to raise awareness of the darker side of the alcohol industry - counterfeit products.