How to Protect your Internet Domain Name?

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How to Protect your Internet Domain Name?
Eugene James, Manager, Switzerland, Premium Member
Establishing a strong online presence is vital for companies to communicate and promote their products and services, due to the immense opportunities presented by online advertising and e-commerce.
Nevertheless, managing an online presence presents a fundamental challenge in the first place. Companies must contend with the problem of "cybersquatting", which consists of rival firms buying up similar domain names to existing ones of well established companies, or even beating the latter in acquiring a domain name that is identical to the brand name of the established firm.
For instance, car manufacturer BMW recently spotted and blocked a Japanese business that attempted to sell the domain name "" for $1 million (making use of the top level domain of Malawi).
Furthermore, online e-commerce platform eBay identified over 1,...Sign up

Preventing Cybersquatting: Authorities / Government Role
Male Martin Paul Nsereko, Project Manager, Uganda, Member
Appreciated, your article highlights several key issues for consideration.
I encourage authorities responsible for awarding and sanctioning such ...Sign up

Cybersquatting Definition
Jaap de Jonge, CEO, Netherlands, Editor
Cybersquatting is registering, trafficking in, or using an Internet domain name with bad faith intent to profit from the goodwill of a trademark belon...Sign up

What are Recent Legal Changes to Protect the User?
Catherine Aguilar, Consultant, Mexico, Member
I suppose legal issues can be addressed by legal reforms. Does somebody know which ones are being prepared or in the pipeline?
Also I'd like to k...Sign up


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