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Trademark owners set for gTLD talks

UK14-11-2012

IP owners are heading into a meeting today armed with eight proposals for enhancing trademark protection under the new gTLD programme.

Filipino cybersquatters face hefty prison terms

Philippines17-10-2012

Brand owners in the Philippines are expected to pursue a new law that can punish cybersquatters with 20-year prison terms.

Nominet targets businesses for .uk expansion

UK17-10-2012

British registry Nominet wants to hand shorter .uk web addresses to businesses for the first time in its history.

ICANN extends gTLD comment period after US congress intervenes

US01-10-2012

After intervention from US members of congress, the organisation overseeing the new generic top-level domains programme has given members of the public an extra 45 days to comment on applications.

French anti-piracy body issues first fine

France17-09-2012

The French anti-piracy body that hunts down suspected Internet pirates on file-sharing networks has fined its first Internet user, nearly three years after it was formed.

Cybersquatting statistics reflect concern over gTLDs, say lawyers

14-09-2012

The rising number of domain name disputes at WIPO reflects concerns over the threat of cybersquatting under the new gTLD programme, according to lawyers.

Google gets tough on Pirate Bay searches

14-09-2012

Google is trying to restrict access to The Pirate Bay by preventing two of its domains from appearing automatically or instantly when searched by Internet users.

Indian police launch major piracy crackdown

India14-09-2012

Police in India are investigating more than 1,000 people for allegedly downloading or uploading the Malayalam-language film Bachelor Party.

ICANN publishes batching timetable

14-09-2012

The organisation overseeing the new gTLD programme has targeted December 2012 as the date for finally resolving how to create batches of applications.

Congress trio increase the heat on ICE

US14-09-2012

A trio of US members of congress has expressed “deep” concerns over the way government officials shut down websites that are suspected of aiding piracy or selling counterfeit goods.

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