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.


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.