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What do you do if someone steals your domain name

What do you do if someone steals your domain name

Immediate crucial steps you must take to recover a stolen domain name

It could be a challenging task to recover a stolen domain name, so make sure you approach a professional from the outset to help you secure your stolen domain name. Every day that goes by could be critical and might result in reputational damage to you and to your organisation. Recovering a stolen domain name might take time which means the sooner you start, the sooner you will be able to start the process of reputation and financial recovery. 

What are the difficulties in recovering a stolen domain name

How to resolve domain name disputes

What are the difficulties in recovering a stolen domain name

Few people know how domain names are regulated and what to do if a domain name is stolen or being misused. This leaves many companies exposed to the possibility that their website may be shut down as a result of theft or negligence, or that someone might redirect visitors to another website, which is not theirs. This could make it a challenging task to keep a domain name safe and to never lose it. You may lose your domain name in various ways, the most common of which are a failure to renew your domain name, theft of a domain name by business partners or a co-directors leaving the company and taking the domain name with them or and negligence or a deliberate act by your website developer.

Recovering domain names is not always simple. The main reason for this is that recovery of domain names may involve interacting with several different jurisdictions. That means it can take a very long time and is likely to cost a great deal of money. Not only does your company lose revenue without the domain, your company may also lose customers and have its reputation ruined.

How to resolve domain name disputes

Domain name disputes could be complicated to resolve. The other side might be highly passionate about their claim to your domain name, or they might simply be fraudsters from another country. Either way, if this is the first time that you need to handle a domain name dispute, or to have it resolved, you should consider obtaining professional legal advice.

A quick way to resolve domain name dispute issues is by following the Uniform Domain-Name Dispute Resolution Policy of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). This route will often be faster and cheaper than taking legal proceedings. However, if you are able to negotiate a transfer back of your domain name, this should be your preferable option because negotiations may result in an instant transfer of the domain name back to you. In some cases, you might be required to prove ownership to the domain name.

This is a most common problem when it comes to partnership disputes. You should bear this in mind when you start a new business or when you enter into a new partnership. Nevertheless, proving ownership of the domain can still be a tricky business. Establishing the correct jurisdiction is of the utmost importance. For example, a dispute in regard to www.name.co.uk domain names must take place before a court in the UK, while a dispute in regard to a www.name.com must be placed before an American court, and so on. Secure your domain name from the beginning and avoid all of this hassle. 

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