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November 13, 2009citizenhawk, Domaining, Domainnamewire,, Policy & LawComments Off on Wins 1,017 Domains in Single Arbitration

Big win for credit report company; CitizenHawk may reap benefits.

FreeCreditReport.comIn what may set a record for most domains subject to a single domain name arbitration, the parent company of has won the transfer of 1,017 domain names registered by California-based NetCorp.

The domain names are mostly typos of the company’s web site, which is widely advertised as a free credit check service. Examples include,, and

NetCorp argued that is merely descriptive, and that the company did not have trademark rights at the time it registered the domain names. The panel didn’t buy it.

This case could be a big win for anti-typosquatting company CitizenHawk, which represented’s parent company CitizenHawk has struck “pay for performance” deals with clients in the past, which gives the company rights to monetize any domains it recovers for a fixed period of time before handing them over to the client.

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