Facebook Files 101 Domain Name UDRP

Facebook has filed quite a large UDRP at the World Intellectual Property Organization against 101 domain names. The UDRP is WIPO Case D2016-2380 and the complainant is listed as Facebook, Inc. Instagram, LLC. Facebook acquired Instagram a few years ago.

It looks like all of the domain names are in the .Top extension, and it looks like the domain names either have Facebook, Instagram, or FB in them. I believe a UDRP on multiple domain names can only be filed if all of the domain names are owned by the same entity, so my guess is one entity regisered them all. I checked a few of these domain names, and the names I checked forward to a different (.com) website.

What is most interesting to me about this UDRP filing is that many of these names don’t really make much sense. This means the company could win this UDRP proceeding and simply register a bunch of other domain names in a similar fashion to this. I get that the company is protecting its trademarks, but it seems like it could be never ending to keep going after these kinds of domain names.

I don’t have a solution about how to control the issue since registrars can’t simply prohibit people from buying domain names with the letters “FB” in them, but it seems like the company could file UDRP proceedings every day and still have the same issue even if it always wins.

Here is the full list of domain names that are subject to the UDRP:

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