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Who will win the domain wars?

Case law is beginning to pile up against the practice known as "cybersquatting"--Microsoft and a lecture agency are the latest victors against domain holders that have encroached on their trademarks.

Case law is beginning to pile up against the practice known as "cybersquatting." Microsoft and a lecture agency are the latest victors against domain holders that have encroached on their trademarks. Earlier this week, a Canadian teen found himself in hot water with Apple for his control over the "Appleimac.com" domain.

Domain decisions favor plaintiffs
As domain name disputes proliferate, case law seems to be piling up against people who encroach on others' trademarks.

WIPO domain proposals coming
By the end of next month, the World Intellectual Property Organization is expected to submit its final policy proposal for dealing with domain name disputes.

NSI lets a bad word slip
update Network Solutions' policy regarding domains that contain profanity is in question as a famous one slips through and gets registered.

Teen in dispute with Apple over domain
A Canadian teen is "thinking different" about his plans to sell his "Appleimac.com" domain after hearing from Apple Computer's lawyers.