Federal court awards $33.15 million to Verizon in a case against a domain registrar that the company claims chooses names that are easily confused with legitimate Verizon sites.
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New & Noteworthy: freemac.com; cybersquatting; more
When the domain name suffix .asia goes live in March, expect some high-priced sales and a number of cybersquatting suits.
Crowell & Moring partner Michael Songer outlines the major legal trends in the past two decades (think P2P and cybersquatting) and outlines what we can expect.
Verizon is taking legal action against what it calls "serial cybersquatters" exploiting Verizon-like domain names.
Just hours after the world's new Roman Catholic leader is named, more than 600 domain names are registered at GoDaddy with keywords such as Pope, Bergoglio, and Habemus Papam.
The McCain-Palin campaign wants YouTube to give political ads special treatment when responding to copyright complaints. Is a better solution to amend federal copyright law? CNET's Declan McCullagh interviews Paul Levy, an attorney with Public Citizen in Washington, D.C., who has litigated countless free-speech cases. Also: Levy's courtroom defense of a window salesman accused of "cybersquatting."