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.
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.
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.
Inexpensive domain names are fueling the growth of cybersquatting in the region, says domain-name registrar.
Can cybersquatters be deterred? Internet attorney Eric J. Sinrod assesses the prospects of a new coalition planning to give it a try.
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."
Will decision to allow custom top-level domains, despite rigorous application process, trigger new cybersquatting battles?
When the domain name suffix .asia goes live in March, expect some high-priced sales and a number of cybersquatting suits.
Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman claim domain registrar grabbed trademarked domain names through novel and illegal scheme.