Reverse Domain Hijacking Claim Tossed By Pennsylvania Federal Judge

(April 11, 2016, 1:57 PM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — Assertions that the American Diabetes Association (ADA) committed reverse domain name hijacking by placing a “registrar lock” on the www.americandiabetes.com domain with registrar GoDaddy were rejected April 6 by a Pennsylvania federal judge (American Diabetes Association v. Robert L. Friskney, et al., No. 13-3720, E.D. Pa.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 46523).

(Decision available. Document #16-160418-012Z.)

In so concluding, U.S. Judge Mitchell S. Goldberg of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania agreed with ADA that the allegations by defendants Robert L. Friskney, Medvantage Plus LLC and...
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