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Apple Inc. Wins and In UDRP

Posted on the 01 June 2015 by Worldwide @thedomains

Apple Inc. has secured two domain names recently with two different UDRP filings on the domain names and .

The domain name was registered on May 26, 2004 and was secured by Apple Inc. in a UDRP case #D2015-0582 with a status of “Terminated”. The terminated status often relates to the respondent not putting up a fight and transferring the domain name. According to whois records, Apple Inc is now the owners of the domain.


I tried to find an announcement as to when Apple Inc. announced “Apple ID” but was not able to find an actual date. An Apple ID is a “user name” associated with ones Apple account with services like iTunes.

The domain name has long been under whois privacy protection but on April 6, 2015 that was removed, displaying a “Hiroshi Kaneko” of Japan as the owner. According to, resolved to a standard registrar default page in 2011 but no other recent records were available. now redirects to:

The domain name being registered since December 23, 2006 was won by Apple Inc. in case #D2015-0461
which you can view the evidence and findings of the case here.

The decision was stated:

For the foregoing reasons, in accordance with paragraphs 4(i) of the Policy and 15 of the Rules, the Panel orders that the disputed domain name <> be transferred to the Complainant.

Tuukka Airaksinen
Sole Panelist
Date: May 12, 2015

The domain names whois records have yet to update to Apple Inc. at the time of this article for I had reported earlier on Apple securing the domain name here, so now with, this is the second recent domain won by Apple Inc. with a UDRP.

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