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Cybersquatting

Cybersquatting; typosquatting – Facebook’s $2.8 million in damages and domain names

A decision was recently handed down in California awarding Facebook $2.8 million in damages for domain name ‘squatting’. The defendants in the Facebook case were found to have contravened the United States Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (ACPA), the domain names in question attempting to profit from misspelling and/or utilisation of the trade mark either alone … Read More

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