A lot of people have had UDRPs filed against them or been sued for registering a domain based on a celebrity’s name. However, under the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act, a person doesn’t have to be a celebrity for you to get in trouble if you register their name as a domain, then try to sell it to them for a profit.
Several Universities have begun buying .xxx domain names associated with their name in order to protect them from being used to host pornographic content.
All countries soon will be able to apply for Internet extensions reflecting their name and using their own characters. It will be interesting to see what impact this has on search engines, domains, and trademark specialists. …
A publicly traded American corporation has changed their name and moved from their .com website to the .us version of their new name. Here’s why