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June 12, 2017
DDoS attacks are getting unfortunately common: end of 2016, websites such as Twitter, Spotify or Netflix were stopped cold due to the American DYN DNS attack.
September 05, 2016
Our lawyer international customers will be glad to learn both .LAW and .ABOGADO domain names have expanded their eligibility and somehow relaxed their verification rules.
May 02, 2015
The 137nth INTA annual meeting will take place from May 2 to May 5 2015 in San Diego, United States. Keep Alert, your online brand monitoring tool, will attend to this event. Meet our team:
December 01, 2014
A domain name is registered for a given period of time from 1 to 10 years. It is possible, like for brand registrations, to renew ad vitam aeternam a domain name. However, if you forget to renew a domain name, it will then fall into the public domain and become available for a new registration. Discover here the process.
October 06, 2014
Collect information about a domain name is not as straightforward as it seems.
October 02, 2014
In its "Cybersquatting in 2013" white paper, Keep Alert studied 3,942 UDRP decisions including cases provided by Nominet through the DRS. Check out our graphic with the key Nominet complainants (Swarovski, Coast Fashions, Karen Millen...), defendants' nationalities (UK, USA, China...)... Our analysis of the 2013 Nominet decisions also detail the spelling of the disputed domain names.
October 02, 2014
The ranking of domain names in September 2014 (*) highlights the high power of the .COM. Since July 2014, this extension won 1,2 million of domain names, and that is more than the registrations done in all the NewgTLDs taken together. Among the NewgTLDs the stars are still .BERLIN, .CLUB and .GURU.
July 18, 2014
Some high sales have been done on Sedo during the second quarter 2014. We highlighted four sales above 100,000 USD with the record this year of 300,000 USD for the domain name yinhang.com.
July 18, 2014
The ranking of extensions in terms of volume of domain name registrations in July 2014 (*) shows the massive and constant delegation of NewgTLDs. More than 300 new Internet extensions are now active, which represents the same number of historical extensions, and this is only the beginning.
June 11, 2014
On the occasion of its participation at the 136th annual meeting of INTA (International Trademark Association) in Hong Kong, Keep Alert published a White Paper on the faces of domain name and / or speculative registration of a domain name corresponding to a prior right.

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