NetNames can process international domain registrations and transfers in every registry and country globally – we provide access to every TLD available worldwide, including the new generic Top Level Domains (gTLDs).
NetNames use their technology platforms, expert analysts and extensive knowledge of our business to flag infringements and counterfeits and assist in getting them removed
The partnership with NetNames forms part of a strategic move to protect the ROBLOX brand, and highlights our zero tolerance to counterfeiting. With a growing number of over 4.7 million players globally, we have a responsibility to protect our loyal customer base from the threat of counterfeiting. With NetNames’ technology and expertise behind us, we have the tools required to action against this global problem.
It’s not been the easiest of times recently for luxury fashion labels as the cost of counterfeiting to their brands continues to grow. In the NetNames report Counting the cost of counterfeiting, published in 2015, we reported that the sale of counterfeit goods online alone increased 15.6% year on year, whilst counterfeiting and piracy are estimated to cost G20 governments and consumers more than $125 billion each year – and have destroyed 2.5 million jobs worldwide.
In July, luxury brands won a significant victory in their battle with the billion-dollar online counterfeit industry. The Court of Appeal in London ruled that Richemont, owner of Cartier and many other prestigious labels, could ask internet service providers to block access to websites selling counterfeit goods.