Posts tagged with Cybersquatting

New TLDs: the best thing since sliced bread, or just misunderstood?

New TLDs are coming, and despite all of their critics, myself included, there are some who believe they're a good thing.

Take, for instance, Alexa Raad, whose company Architelos provides "new TLD consulting and management services". She thinks critics of the new TLDs simply don't get it.

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Is username squatting the next online brand nightmare?

Everybody knows about cybersquatters; those dreaded 'entrepreneurs' who register domain names related to brand names and trademarks that they have no rights to.

ICANN, the organization that oversees the domain name system, provides a dispute mechanism by which trademark owners can dispute a domain name registration and win back domains that infringe upon their rights.

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