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Saturday February 11 2006

Pest gives himself a sporting chance (Bradley Norrish)

Filed under: Bradley Norrish, IMCO Corporation — Josh @ 9:31 am

from: http://www.theage.com.au/news/business/pest-gives-himself-a-sporting-chance/2006/02/08/1139379572320.html

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Pest gives himself a sporting chance

Date: February 9 2006

By Helen Westerman and Rebecca Urban

NOTORIOUS cybersquatter Brad Norrish, certainly has a never-say-die attitude.

After having his deceptive antics reined in by several Australian courts, Perth-based Norrish has taken on US sporting channel network ESPN.

The sports and entertainment giant recently filed a complaint with the Swiss-based WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center after discovering an entity owned by Norrish, IMCO Corporation, had registered the domain name www.espn.com.au — almost identical to its own internet address www.espn.com.

ESPN, which has television networks in more than 30 countries including Australia, complained that IMCO was using the domain name to divert website users to two misleading and deceptive schemes for its own gain.

One was a purported competition offering a plasma-screen television as a prize, while the other was a weekly horoscope service, for which users were required to pay.

The scam is similar to one involving a website similar to Webjet, which diverted users to competitor travel groups.

Norrish did not respond to the arbitrating panel, which has ordered that the disputed domain name be returned to ESPN.

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whois.ausregistry.com.au

Domain Name: espn.com.au
Last Modified: 14-Aug-2005 00:11:18 UTC
Registrar ID: R00103-AR
Registrar Name: Domain Central
Status: CLIENTDELETEPROHIBITED
Status: SERVERDELETEPROHIBITED
Status: SERVERTRANSFERPROHIBITED
Status: CLIENTUPDATEPROHIBITED
Status: SERVERUPDATEPROHIBITED

Registrant: IMCO Corporation Pty Ltd
Registrant ID: ACN 107034622

Registrant ROID: C3032964-AR
Registrant Contact Name: Domain Administrator
Registrant Email: domains@pantherserv.com

Tech ID: C3032964-AR
Tech Name: Domain Administrator
Tech Email: domains@pantherserv.com

Name Server: ns1.pantherserv.com
Name Server: ns2.pantherserv.com

from: http://arbiter.wipo.int/domains/decisions/html/2005/dau2005-0005.html

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WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center

ADMINISTRATIVE PANEL DECISION

ESPN, Inc. v. IMCO Corporation Pty Ltd

Case No. DAU2005-0005

1. The Parties

Complainant is ESPN, Inc., Bristol, Connecticut, United States of America, represented by White & Case LLP, United States of America.

Respondent is IMCO Corporation Pty Ltd, Perth, Australia.

2. The Domain Name and Registrar

The disputed domain name is registered with Domain Central Pty Ltd.

7. Decision

For all the foregoing reasons, in accordance with paragraphs 4(i) of the Policy and 15 of the Rules, the Panel orders that the domain name be transferred to Complainant.

Alan L. Limbury
Sole Panelist

Dated: January 31, 2006

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Domain Services Pty Ltd / ProWeb (Bradley Norrish + Craig Oehlers)

Filed under: Bradley Norrish, Craig Oehlers, Domain Services — Josh @ 8:47 am

Reports are coming in of domain name renewal notices being posted out by “Domain Services Pty Ltd” ACN 107 919 237 – www.domain-services.com.au

Domain Services Pty Ltd notice (Craig Oehlers)

If anyone else has evidence of these notices, then I would appreciate a copy for www.domainwatch.org

from: whois.ausregistry.com.au

Domain Name: domain-services.com.au
Last Modified: 24-May-2005 01:12:43 UTC
Registrar ID: R00020-AR
Registrar Name: Explorer
Status: OK

Registrant: Domain Services Pty Ltd
Registrant ID: ACN 107919237

Registrant ROID: C1098907-AR
Registrant Contact Name: Domain Administrator
Registrant Email: info@proweb.com

Tech ID: C1098907-AR
Tech Name: Domain Administrator
Tech Email: info@proweb.com

Name Server: ns2.proweb.net.au
Name Server IP: 204.10.36.195
Name Server: ns1.proweb.net.au
Name Server IP: 204.10.36.194

from: whois.nic.us

Domain Name: PROWEB.US
Domain ID: D2088805-US
Sponsoring Registrar: ENOM, INC.
Domain Status: ok
Registrant ID: BRADBRAD764B2E04
Registrant Name: Brad Norrish
Registrant Organization: Intraspatial LLC
Registrant Address1: PO Box 5484
Registrant City: Edmond
Registrant State/Province: OK
Registrant Postal Code: 73083
Registrant Country: United States
Registrant Country Code: US
Registrant Email: brad.norrish@intraspatial.net
Registrant Application Purpose: P1
Registrant Nexus Category: C11
Administrative Contact ID: CRAIDOMAA5EEF1BD
Administrative Contact Name: Domain Administrator
Administrative Contact Organization: Domain Services Pty Ltd
Administrative Contact Address1: Level 40
Administrative Contact Address2: 140 William Street
Administrative Contact City: Melbourne
Administrative Contact State/Province: VIC
Administrative Contact Postal Code: 3000
Administrative Contact Country: Australia
Administrative Contact Country Code: AU
Administrative Contact Phone Number: +61.1300133595
Administrative Contact Email: info@proweb.com.au
Billing Contact ID: CRAIDOMAA5EEF1BD
Billing Contact Name: Domain Administrator
Billing Contact Organization: Domain Services Pty Ltd
Billing Contact Address1: Level 40
Billing Contact Address2: 140 William Street
Billing Contact City: Melbourne
Billing Contact State/Province: VIC
Billing Contact Postal Code: 3000
Billing Contact Country: Australia
Billing Contact Country Code: AU
Billing Contact Phone Number: +61.1300133595
Billing Contact Email: info@proweb.com.au
Technical Contact ID: CRAIDOMAA5EEF1BD
Technical Contact Name: Domain Administrator
Technical Contact Organization: Domain Services Pty Ltd
Technical Contact Address1: Level 40
Technical Contact Address2: 140 William Street
Technical Contact City: Melbourne
Technical Contact State/Province: VIC
Technical Contact Postal Code: 3000
Technical Contact Country: Australia
Technical Contact Country Code: AU
Technical Contact Phone Number: +61.1300133595
Technical Contact Email: info@proweb.com.au
Name Server: NS1.PROWEB.NET.AU
Name Server: NS2.PROWEB.NET.AU
Created by Registrar: ENOM, INC.
Last Updated by Registrar: ENOM, INC.
Domain Registration Date: Fri Apr 26 14:14:11 GMT 2002
Domain Expiration Date: Tue Apr 25 23:59:59 GMT 2006
Domain Last Updated Date: Fri Aug 05 16:24:41 GMT 2005

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