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Verizon awarded 'largest-ever' cybersquatting judgment

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.

By December 24, 2008


Nombray lets you cybersquat your online identity

Want a personal page on the Net? Check out Nombray, a service that lets you find and claim potential domain names, then coordinate them with your social-networking profiles or blogs.

By December 2, 2008


New & Noteworthy: freemac.com; cybersquatting; more

New & Noteworthy: freemac.com; cybersquatting; more

By August 9, 1999


Domain name for Asia up for grabs

When the domain name suffix .asia goes live in March, expect some high-priced sales and a number of cybersquatting suits.

By February 22, 2008


The next frontier of Internet legal battles

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.

By April 27, 2009


Verizon to cybersquatters: Get off our Verizon-like domains

Verizon is taking legal action against what it calls "serial cybersquatters" exploiting Verizon-like domain names.

By January 30, 2012


Pope Francis spurs hundreds of domain name registrations

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.

By March 13, 2013


Daily Debrief: Fixing copyright for political campaigns

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."

By October 27, 2008