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This is an archive of stories covering or related to the Sex.com case or its two main proponents, Gary Kremen and Stephen Cohen.

There are a huge number of stories and features, so below is a small selection split into particular events. A full archive of stories is then listed according to year, and in consecutive order, on a second page.


By subject:

 

May 2000: Network Solutions excused from court case
The Write Edge - Whose property is it anyway? The fight for domain rights
Brandweek - Gary, Sex.com and the rude facts of life
Wired - Sex.com Saga Still Sizzling
Newsbytes - Another case goes Network Solutions' way
BusinessWire - US District Court sides with NetworkSolutions in Sex.com case
ISP-Planet.com - US court declares domain names not protected

 

Nov 2000: Judge hands Sex.com back to Kremen
The Standard - Of Fraud and Sex.com
Wired - Judge Orders Sex.com Returned
Internet News - Sex.com: A Chapter of Prurient Jurisprudence Closes
The Register - Sex.com changes hands
San Jose Mercury News - Judge rules in rights to Sex.com
Newsbytes - Judge orders Sex.com returned to original owner
Reuters - US judge orders major online 'sex' change

 

Mar 2001: Trial finally starts
Wired - Sex.com Spends Day on Trial
The Standard - Sex.com Defendant AWOL
United Press International -
[United Press International]
CNet - Sex.com Web address battle returns to court
United Press International - Trial starts in sex.com case
Wired - Sex.com Finally Heads to Trial
CNN - Sex.com's sordid story

 

Apr 2001: Judge fines Cohen $65m
Wired - A Kinder, Gentler Sex.com
BBC - Sex site squatter fined $65m
Wired - Cost of Sex.com Theft: $65 Mil
The Register - Sex.com owner wins $65m damages
LA Times - Judge Awards $65 Million in Portal Hijacking
Out-Law - Court awards damages of $65 million in sex.com dispute

 

May 2001: Kremen posts $50,000 reward for Cohen
The Register - Manhunt starts for Sex.com snatcher
CNet
- Sex.com offers reward for cybersquatter capture
Wired
- Bounty Set for Sex.com Scammer


Jul 2003: NSI found guilty of handing over Sex.com wrongly
iBusiness Law - Holding on Property Status of Domain Names is Bad News for NSI
The Register - Sex.com owner can sue VeriSign
BBC - Sex.com row rumbles on
Wired - Sex.com Prevails in Domain Suit
LA Times - VeriSign Faces Suit Over Stolen Sex Site

 

Apr 2004: NSI (VeriSign) settles with Kremen
The Register - Sex.com epic battle finally ends
Associated Press
- [wire story]
LA Times - VeriSign to Settle Lawsuit Over Sex.com
San Jose Mercury News - VeriSign settles Sex.com lawsuit
Web host industry review - Sex.com Settles VeriSign Lawsuit
Internet.com - Sex Site Settles with VeriSign
Wired - Sex.com Settles With VeriSign

 

Oct 2005: Cohen arrested in Tijuana
The Register - Sex.com thief appears in court
San Diego Union-Tribune
- $65 million judgment awaiting jailed man
LA Times - Hijacker of 'Sex.com' Is Arrested
San Diego Tribune - Man accused of hijacking Web site
AP - Former SoCal man accused of stealing porn site arrested in Mexico

The Register - Sex.com thief arrested

 

Jan 2006: Kremen sells Sex.com for $14m
The Montreal Gazette - Sex.com fetches $12 million as domain name
PRNewswire -
Sex.com Acquired by Escom
The Register
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Sex.com owner sells up to chase $65m damages
Red Herring
- Sex Sells! Sex.com Nabs $14m

Xbiz - Sex.com Sold to Escom LLC For $14m

 


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