Because domain names may be sold, leased, or licensed, it does not necessarily follow that being the registrant of a domain name equates with operational control over the website using that domain name. Here, Kovalchuk specifically disputes his ownership and operation of www.DrTuber.com and has explained that ERA is the website’s actual owner while he merely manages ERA’s technology. Fraserside has not countered Kovalchuk’s sworn affidavit with affidavits or other evidence. Thus, after looking at the facts in the light most favorable to Fraserside, and resolving all factual conflicts in favor of it, Fraserside has not established that Kovalchuk owns and operates www.DrTuber.com. Thus, ownership and operation of the website www.DrTuber.com cannot constitute a basis for personal jurisdiction over Kovalchuk.
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