Tag Archives: Takedowns and Shakedowns
Pursuant to a settlement, easyDNS is being dropped by Andy Lehrer from the Tim O'Rourke / causepimps.ca defamation lawsuit.
Under the terms of the settlement easyDNS will not pay Mr. Lehrer anything and will remove the offending webpages / URLs upon a judicial finding that they are defamatory (something our Plain English Terms of Service says we will do anyway).
Somewhat reminiscent of the Seinfeld episode where Jerry pays a contractor a substantial sum of money to restore his kitchen to its exact pre-reno state, we feel we've still gotten the short end of the stick in this comedy. After … Read the rest
In the matter of Andy Lehrer vs Tim Rourke & easyDNS, Mr. Lehrer has filed an amended claim adding three new allegations against easyDNS.
Mr. Lehrer has dropped the paragraph that seeks removal of the website (this avenue is not available under Small Claims cases).
Mr. Lehrer has added three additional allegations against easyDNS. There is no need to repost the new claim, it is more or less the same as the old claim, with the additional paragraphs 54-56. The allegations seek to treat our posting of the actual lawsuit as an "egregious" and malicious act and he is … Read the rest
As mentioned in our recent back-and-forth with the US FDA, we recently received the following Notice of Criminality from the City of London PIPCU:
Classification: NOT PROTECTIVELY MARKED
Dear Sir or Madam,
Notice of Criminality
[domain name redacted by easyDNS]
EASYDNS TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Receipt of this email serves as notice that the aforementioned domain, managed by EASYDNS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 28/03/2014 is being used to facilitate criminal activity, including offences under:
Fraud Act 2006
Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988
Serious Crime Act 2007
We respectfully request that EASYDNS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. give consideration to your ongoing business relationship with the
Update – Aug 22, 2014 – Second FDA Takedown Request Declined
Two days ago the FDA sent us a list of 29 more domain names they would like us to take down. The list included 8 domains owned by a Canadian business we know to be operating lawfully that we brought up for discussion purposes with the FDA in the course of our talks.
We were somewhat taken aback to see the inclusion of this business' domains in their list considering that it is not an online pharmacy, does not deal in materials which are controlled substances anywhere in the … Read the rest