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Even Toddlers Can’t Get Away With Cybersquatting

On January 10, 2012 By

In late October, an enterprising three-year-old named Vittoria Gomez launched her very own personal website–with some “help” from her mommy, of course.  On the website, Vittoria touted the virtues of free speech, and offered to sell a toy plane that she made to raise money for First Amendment causes.  If it wasn’t strange […]

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Marijuana Cybersquatting: The Next Get-Rich-Quick Scheme

On November 3, 2010 By

The legalization of marijuana has been a hot topic this election season. Some forward-thinking entrepreneurs have their fingers crossed that laws like Proposition 19 will pass, but not necessarily because they are using, selling, or growing the “ganja.” Instead, some tech-savvy individuals have been registering domain names that are connected to marijuana. […]

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In 1992, Michael Jackson founded the first Heal the World Foundation (“Jackson’s Foundation”) named after Jackson’s hit song “Heal the World.” Jackson’s foundation provided medicine to children and fought world hunger, homelessness, child exploitation and abuse. Jackson’s efforts to raise awareness and money for Jackson’s Foundation are numerous and highly publicized. Further, Jackson’s […]

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Monday Morning Jetlawg

On June 21, 2009 By

— Virgin Media and Universal combine to offer unlimited music–for a small fee.

— Delaware corporations forced to become more tech-reliable as Chancery Court hands down e-discovery opinions.

— Facebook further Twitterfies and immediately runs into the same cybersquatting issues.

— Social networks play an important role in […]

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You may be familiar with Twitter, the social networking site based on status updates of 140 characters or less. One of the features that makes the service unique is the URL that it provides: since the username is included in the URL, each name can only be used once. Couple this with the […]

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