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Kentucky supreme court questions appellants’ standing

TAGs: domain name

NOT Chief Justice John Minton

NOT Chief Justice John Minton

Kentucky fried reasoning? In the case involving Kentucky’s seizure of 141 online gambling domain names, the state supreme court has ruled that the appellants (including iMEGA and IGC) lack standing due to their failure to disclose details regarding their membership. The court did not rule on the issue of whether a domain name constituted a ‘gambling device’, leaving open the possibility of a favorable ruling should the appellants choose to disclose further membership details and re-appeal, which iMEGA claims it will do within 20 days. Read more.

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