In the Media

Law360 (April 23, 2018)

https://www.law360.com/articles/1036306/french-gov-t-illegally-seized-france-com-us-owner-says

Domain Name Newswire (April 26, 2018)

https://domainnamewire.com/2018/04/26/france-dot-com/

Ars Technica (April 29, 2018)

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/04/france-seizes-france-com-from-man-whos-had-it-since-94-so-he-sues/

Engadget (April 29, 2018)

https://www.engadget.com/2018/04/29/france-faces-lawsuit-for-seizing-france-com

Slashdot (April 29, 2018)

https://yro.slashdot.org/story/18/04/29/1551254/man-sues-nation-for-allegedly-seizing-francecom-a-domain-he-has-owned-for-over-20-years#comments

Newsweek (April 30, 2018)

http://www.newsweek.com/new-york-man-sues-france-after-country-seizes-multi-million-dollar-francecom-905645

BBC (April 30, 2018)

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-43949289#

Fortune (April 30, 2018)

http://fortune.com/2018/04/30/france-domain-name-france-com/

CNBC (April 30, 2018)

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/30/france-seized-france-com-from-a-man-who-owned-it-for-20-years–so-hes-suing-his-country.html

Mashable (April 30, 2018)

https://mashable.com/2018/04/30/france-com-domain-legal-battle/#9QUMbGHcbqqV

The Telegraph (April 30, 2018)

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2018/04/30/american-sues-france-taking-francecom-domain/

The Independent (April 30, 2018)

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/france-website-new-york-jean-noel-frydman-a8331596.html

The Register (April 30, 2018)

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/04/30/france_dot_com_domain_name_brouhaha/

Sky News (April 30, 2018)

https://news.sky.com/story/france-taken-to-court-after-seizing-francecom-web-domain-11353486

The Verge (April 30, 2018)

https://www.theverge.com/2018/4/30/17302000/france-website-domain-name-lawsuit-french-government

BoingBoing (April 30, 2018)

https://boingboing.net/2018/04/30/republic-of-france-claims-fran.html

Gizmodo (Aprol 30, 2018)

http://www.gizmodo.co.uk/2018/04/french-government-seizes-france-com-domain-gets-sued/

New York Times (May 1, 2018)
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/01/world/europe/france-lawsuit-website.html

Vice News (May 15, 2018)
https://video.vice.com/en_us/video/this-man-is-suing-france-for-stealing-francecom/5afb96fdf1cdb36cb9552c91

WLRN (July 10, 2018)
http://wlrn.org/post/france-seized-francecom-miami-man-suing-get-it-backebsite.html

Sundial (July 16, 2018)
http://news.wjct.org/post/toxic-algae-coconut-grove-man-takes-france-new-progressive-news-source-tallahassee

Marketplace (August 21, 2018)
https://www.marketplace.org/2018/08/21/business/miami-man-sues-france-country-seizing-his-domain-name

 

In France

 

Les Echos
https://www.lesechos.fr/tech-medias/hightech/0301633120309-bataille-judiciaire-pour-le-nom-de-domaine-francecom-2173328.php

Le Monde
http://www.lemonde.fr/pixels/article/2018/04/30/bataille-judiciaire-autour-du-nom-de-domaine-france-com_5292758_4408996.html?xtmc=france_com&xtcr=6

Le Figaro
http://www.lefigaro.fr/societes/2018/05/02/20005-20180502ARTFIG00123-un-entrepreneur-attaque-la-france-en-justice-pour-recuperer-son-site-internet-francecom.php

Le Parisien
http://www.leparisien.fr/economie/depossede-du-nom-de-site-france-com-il-attaque-la-france-pour-le-recuperer-02-05-2018-7693353.php

Le Point

http://www.lepoint.fr/insolite/usa-depossede-du-nom-de-site-france-com-il-attaque-la-france-pour-le-recuperer-02-05-2018-2215072_48.php

Capital

https://www.capital.fr/entreprises-marches/lentrepreneur-qui-avait-achete-le-nom-de-domaine-france-com-en-1994-porte-plainte-contre-le-gouvernement-francais-aux-etats-unis-apres-avoir-perdu-son-site-1285632

20 Minutes

https://www.20minutes.fr/monde/2264407-20180502-etats-unis-depossede-nom-site-francecom-attaque-france-recuperer

Slate

http://www.slate.fr/story/161191/etats-unis-site-internet-nom-domaine-france-com-agence-voyages-proces-ministere-affaires-etrangeres

Ouest France

https://www.ouest-france.fr/monde/etats-unis/usa-depossede-du-nom-de-site-france-com-il-attaque-la-france-pour-le-recuperer-5736863

The Local

https://www.thelocal.fr/20180430/french-government-takes-francecom-domain-owner-sues

Tech Guru

https://techguru.fr/2018/05/02/americain-attaque-gouvernement-francais-saisi-domaine-%E2%80%89france-com%E2%80%89/

Numerama

https://www.numerama.com/politique/363694-france-com-reserve-france-com-occupe-france-com-approprie-mais-france-com-recupere.html

Siecle Digital

https://siecledigital.fr/2018/04/30/france-com-jean-noel-frydman/

Business Insider

http://www.businessinsider.fr/ex-proprietaire-nom-de-domaine-france-com-porte-plainte-contre-gouvernement-francais

Clubic

http://www.clubic.com/internet/actualite-843383-france-saisit-domaine-france-attaque-justice.html#message

Cnews

http://www.cnews.fr/monde/2018-04-30/site-web-francecom-vole-un-entrepreneur-poursuit-la-france-780203

tom’s guide

https://www.tomsguide.fr/actualite/politique-internet,62496.html

fredzone.org

http://www.fredzone.org/la-france-poursuivie-pour-avoir-requisitionne-le-nom-de-domaine-france-com-669

ITespresso

http://www.itespresso.fr/france-com-la-france-accusee-de-cybersquatting-189006.html

Developpez.com

https://www.developpez.com/actu/200854/La-France-est-poursuivie-pour-detournement-de-nom-de-domaine-par-le-proprietaire-d-origine-de-france-com-qui-l-est-reste-pendant-24-ans/

L’Echo Touristique

https://www.lechotouristique.com/article/depossede-du-site-France-com-un-expatrie-attaque-la-france-en-justice

Tendance Hotellerie

https://www.tendancehotellerie.fr/articles-breves/associations-politiques-institutionnels-syndicats/9553-article/nom-de-domaine-france-com-la-france-est-elle-au-dessus-des-lois-de-la-republique-francaise

And around the world:

 

China (South China Morning Post)

http://www.scmp.com/news/world/europe/article/2144118/france-seized-francecom-man-who-owned-it-20-years-so-hes-suing-his

Russia (Russia Today)

https://www.rt.com/news/425553-american-sues-france-domain/

Italy (Corriere Della Sera)

http://www.corriere.it/tecnologia/economia-digitale/18_aprile_30/francia-processo-aver-sequestrato-france-com-04d88520-4c60-11e8-ad0d-5eb51cb8524a.shtml

Israel (Haaretz)

https://www.haaretz.co.il/news/world/europe/1.6050161

Viet Nam (Tuoi Tre)

https://congnghe.tuoitre.vn/chinh-phu-phap-bi-kien-vi-dia-chi-website-francecom-20180501102126013.htm

Indonesia (Rmol.co)

http://dunia.rmol.co/read/2018/05/01/337884/Pemerintah-Perancis-Digugat-Terkait-Domain-France.com-

Indonesia (Kompas)

https://tekno.kompas.com/read/2018/05/01/17380037/pemerintah-perancis-digugat-gara-gara-france.com

Hong Kong  (Hong Kong o1)

https://www.hk01.com/%E5%8D%B3%E6%99%82%E5%9C%8B%E9%9A%9B/183923/france-com%E5%8E%9F%E6%8C%81%E6%9C%89%E4%BA%BA-%E5%91%8A%E6%B3%95%E5%9C%8B%E6%94%BF%E5%BA%9C%E5%BC%B7%E5%A5%AA%E7%B6%B2%E5%9D%80

Brazil (UOL)

https://tecnologia.uol.com.br/noticias/redacao/2018/04/30/ele-cuidou-do-site-francecom-por-24-anos-ate-o-governo-frances-toma-lo.htm

Australia (Techly)

https://www.techly.com.au/2018/05/07/theres-huge-legal-battle-brewing-owns-france-com/