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CIRA Domain Name Dispute Panel Finds Reverse Hijacking

A CIRA domain name dispute resolution panel has issued the first clear finding of reverse hijacking (essentially a bad faith complaint).  The case involved the domain.

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April 23, 2009 2 comments Must Reads

eMusic Loses Domain Name Claim For

eMusic has lost a CIRA domain name dispute resolution case over  The domain was registered in 2001.

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November 17, 2008 2 comments Must Reads

Watch Tower Society Sues Canadian Site For Posting Religious Text

The Watch Tower Society, used by the Jehovah's Witnesses to promote religious worship, has sued a Canadian website for posting religious works online. The statement of claim (TIFF format) argues both copyright infringement (for the materials posted online) as well as trademark infringement (for the use of the domain […]

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September 14, 2005 15 comments News

A Better Take on Dot-Ca Disputes

Last week I published my take on the sudden interest in dot-ca domain name disputes in the Canadian House of Commons arising from the Defend Marriage Coalition’s registration of domains bearing the names of several MPs.

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June 23, 2005 Comments are Disabled News

Domain Name Dispute Puts Dot-Ca in the Spotlight

My weekly Law Bytes column (freely available hyperlinked version, Toronto Star version, homepage version) focuses on the recent Canadian parliamentary discussion on domain name disputes. As discussed about ten days ago, the impetus for governmental interest in domain name disputes and Internet governance is the registration of several domain names bearing the names of sitting Members of Parliament by the Defend Marriage Coalition, an opponent of same-sex marriage legislation.

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June 13, 2005 Comments are Disabled Columns