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The National Arbitration Forum has just handed down its decision in respect to the three domain names locked down at Public Domain Registry in response to the City of London Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit takedown requests. The decision is in favour of easyDNS and orders the three names to be transferred to us.
The full text of the decision is available here, the notable finding is that:
No court order has been issued which would prohibit the transfer of the domain names at issue from the Registrar of Record to the Gaining Registrar. Therefore, there is nothing in
easyDNS has filed an RFE (Request For Enforcement) with the .COM/.NET registry operator (Verisign) under the ICANN Tranfers Dispute Resolution Policy (TDRP) to transfer-out three domains currently locked down by Public Domain Registry in response to the City of London (UK) police shakedown requests.
The domains in question were initially suspended, taking the domains down. After requests from both easyDNS and the registrant, PDR restored the domains' original nameservers but kept them on lockdown, in their own words:
"We have currently unsuspended the .. domain names. However the domains have been locked until further investigations are made. We