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Schreiber v. Dunabin, et al.

Schreiber v. Dunabin, et al.
(lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, appeal to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit)

ICANN's Notice of Intent Not to Respond [PDF, 112 KB] 8 July 2015
Judgment [PDF, 26 KB] 17 September 2013
Order re Appellant Schreiber's Appeal [PDF, 24 KB] 17 September 2013
Informal Briefing Order for Appeal [PDF, 63 KB] 27 June 2013
Appellant Schreiber's Notice of Appeal [PDF, 161 KB] 24 June 2013
Order Granting Motions to Dismiss Schrieber's Complaint [PDF, 224 KB] 31 January 2013
Plaintiff Schreiber Summary Judgment Request: Rule 56 [PDF, 357 KB] 9 January 2013
Plaintiff Schreiber Joint Discovery Plan [PDF, 1.2 MB] 9 January 2013
Plaintiff Schreiber Waiver of Hearing [PDF, 108 KB] 9 January 2013
Defendants' Joint Discovery Plan [PDF, 21 KB] 2 January 2013
Schreiber Scheduling Order [PDF, 88 KB] 20 December 2012
Schreiber's Opposition To: Verisign's Inc's Motion to dismiss [PDF, 124 KB] 18 December 2012
Declaration in Support of Defendants Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Number's Reply Memorandum in Support of It's Motion to Dismiss [PDF, 126 KB] 18 December 2012
Defendant eNom, Inc.'s Reply Memorandum in Support of Its Motion to Dismiss Plaintiff's Complaint [PDF, 720 KB] 18 December 2012
Defendant Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers' Reply Memorandum in Support of Its Motion to Dismiss Pursuant to Fed.R.Civ.P. 12(B)(2), 12(B)(3), 12(B)(6) [PDF, 176 KB] 18 December 2012
Defendant's CentralNic Ltd and Network Solution's Reply Memorandum in Support of Its Motion to Dismiss [PDF, 30 KB] 18 December 2012
Schreiber's Opposition To: Verisign Inc's BRIEF for Motion to dismiss [PDF, 1.01 MB] 17 December 2012
Verisign, Inc.'s Brief in Support of Motion to Dismiss [PDF, 399 KB] 7 December 2012
Schreiber's Opposition to Defendants' Motions [PDF, 8.32 MB] 26 November 2012
Order Regarding Further Briefing on Motions to Dismiss [PDF, 76 KB] 14 November 2012
Schreiber's Additional "Exhibits" to Complaint [PDF, 10.9 MB] 19 October 2012
eNom's Motion to Dismiss Complaint [PDF, 1.26 MB] 19 October 2012
Order Granting VeriSign's Motion to Quash [PDF, 30 KB] 19 October 2012
Plaintiff's Second Rebuttal to ICANN's Motion to Dismiss [PDF, 792 KB] 4 October 2012
Plaintiff's Rebuttal to VeriSign's Motion to Quash [PDF, 957 KB] 4 October 2012
CentralNic's Reply in Support of Motion to Dismiss [PDF, 30 KB] 1 October 2012
ICANN's Reply in Support of Motion to Dismiss [PDF, 128 KB] 20 September 2012
VeriSign, Inc.'s Motion to Quash Service of Process [PDF, 469 KB] 17 September 2012
Plaintiff's Rebuttal to Motion to Dismiss [PDF, 147 KB]
*NOT FILED WITH THE COURT
13 September 2012
Network Solution's Motion to Dismiss Complaint [PDF, 216 KB] 10 September 2012
CentralNic's Motion to Dismiss Complaint [PDF, 158 KB] 10 September 2012
Lorraine Dunabin's Answer to Complaint [PDF, 650 KB] 10 September 2012

ICANN's Motion to Dismiss [PDF, 283 KB] and Memorandum in Support of Motion to Dismiss Complaint [PDF, 3.76 MB]

10 September 2012
Complaint [PDF, 239 KB] 31 July 2012
Domain Name System
Internationalized Domain Name ,IDN,"IDNs are domain names that include characters used in the local representation of languages that are not written with the twenty-six letters of the basic Latin alphabet ""a-z"". An IDN can contain Latin letters with diacritical marks, as required by many European languages, or may consist of characters from non-Latin scripts such as Arabic or Chinese. Many languages also use other types of digits than the European ""0-9"". The basic Latin alphabet together with the European-Arabic digits are, for the purpose of domain names, termed ""ASCII characters"" (ASCII = American Standard Code for Information Interchange). These are also included in the broader range of ""Unicode characters"" that provides the basis for IDNs. The ""hostname rule"" requires that all domain names of the type under consideration here are stored in the DNS using only the ASCII characters listed above, with the one further addition of the hyphen ""-"". The Unicode form of an IDN therefore requires special encoding before it is entered into the DNS. The following terminology is used when distinguishing between these forms: A domain name consists of a series of ""labels"" (separated by ""dots""). The ASCII form of an IDN label is termed an ""A-label"". All operations defined in the DNS protocol use A-labels exclusively. The Unicode form, which a user expects to be displayed, is termed a ""U-label"". The difference may be illustrated with the Hindi word for ""test"" — परीका — appearing here as a U-label would (in the Devanagari script). A special form of ""ASCII compatible encoding"" (abbreviated ACE) is applied to this to produce the corresponding A-label: xn--11b5bs1di. A domain name that only includes ASCII letters, digits, and hyphens is termed an ""LDH label"". Although the definitions of A-labels and LDH-labels overlap, a name consisting exclusively of LDH labels, such as""icann.org"" is not an IDN."