Month: September 2015

Maccabim Supports Roche to Successfully Consolidate and Transfer 74 Domain Names Across 5 Different Registrars and Registered by 20 Respondents in Armenia, China, Kazakhstan and Russian Federation

Case No. D2015-0984

The Panel found that 20 Respondents whose addresses are located in Armenia, China, Kazakhstan, and the Russian Federation are likely to be one and the same as the Respondents in the Bannikov I proceeding that Maccabim supported, allowing 74 domains across 5 different registrars to be consolidated in a single proceeding and ordering them to be transferred to F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG (Roche).

Disclaimer: The opinions and characterization of the Roche decision represents solely the views of Ltd., and should not be construed to reflect the views or opinions of Roche in any way.

Maccabim Welcomes Mark Seiden as Tech Advisor

MarkSeiden-PortraitMaccabim is pleased to announce that Mark Seiden has joined the team as Technical Advisor.

Mark has been a programmer since the ‘60s and a consultant for more than 20 years. His earliest jobs were as a computer scientist at companies like IBM and Bell Labs, and his most recent jobs in security include Principal Incident Responder for Yahoo!, and implementing security measures at Dropbox. He is currently the Security Advisor to the Internet Archive, the library of the Internet available on the Wayback Machine. To give
you a sense of Mark, you can read The Sniffer vs. the Cybercrooks in The
New York Times
, 7/31/05.  As early as 1997, Time Digital featured Mark as one of the top 50 leaders in the digital world, and he is currently a member of the Security and Stability Advisory Committee (SSAC), the selected few worldwide experts advising the ICANN Board on matters related to the security and integrity of domain name matters and the allocation of IP addresses.