The UDRP case regarding SPEEDTEST.ORG



Scene LLC, dba Ookla represented by Jeff Nelson of Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP, of  Washington, USA loses UDRP case in its attempt to unfairly grab 15 year old domain name.

NAF Panelists found Scene LLC, dba Ookla guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking.


Unanimously all of the three panelists agreed that the domain name had neither been registered in bad faith nor was the domain name being used in bad faith.

The NAF Panelists stated : "Accordingly, the Panel finds here that Respondent’s registration of the disputed domain name cannot be in bad faith, considering the fact that Respondent registered the disputed domain name six years before Complainant first used the SPEEDTEST mark, and four years before Complainant even existed as a going concern."

The news story about the domain name UDRP case is on  Best Reverse Domain Hijacking UDRP Decision Of 2015: SpeedTest.Org: This Is What We Are Talking About

There are numerous sources for "Reverse Domain Name Hijacking".  Amongst these are and (which includes a current list of those found guilty of trying to Reverse Hijack a Domain Name in which they had no legal rights. In other words they tried to bully the rightful owners into relinquishing their property and forcing these innocent parties to spend thousands to defend what they already own).

See also Does the UDRP do more harm than good? and The UDRP: A Problem at the Core of the Internet


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