Godaddy, the domain hosting and email service platform is being sued by True Names Ltd, the business that owns Ethereum Name Service (ENS).
According to True Names, GoDaddy publicized the eth. link domain expiry and was sold to a third party.
Griffith, who formerly worked for True Names, and domain ownership was intended to be renewed by July 2022, but the firm failed to do so due to Griffin’s imprisonment as he was incarcerated for 63 months for allegedly aiding North Korea in evading sanctions.
True Names claims they applied for re-registration using the easyDNS service. Dynadot, the firm that obtained the domain, subsequently sold it at auction for $852,000 to Manifold Finance, who now owns it. True Names’ complaint also names Dynadot and Manifold Finance, whose interests are represented by Crowell & Moring LLP. True Names has been utilizing another domain, eth. For its activities, limo.