As a cop-out, the Internet administrators proposed having the same domain name
made available under a different suffix.
With some companies paying hundreds of thousands of dollars for such already-registered domain names
, complaints about cybersquatting have gone way beyond the courthouse.
It costs $70 to register a domain name
through Network Solutions, the primary domain name
registration company, and the registration is good for two years.
In general, trademark protection will help," agreed Kelly, "but courts are only forcing domain name
registrants to transfer domain names
to trademark owners in cases where they are cyber pirates and cyber squatters.
The National Arbitration Forum's online services allow parties from across the globe to file claims to resolve trademark disputes over Internet domain names
Over 6,300 Domain Names
to Be Consolidated and Centrally Protected
Registrars like Dotster realize that the market landscape for domain names
has changed; no longer can most businesses and consumers find the virtual real estate they need among the dwindling supply of unregistered domains," said Jude Augusta, Director of Partner Development for Sedo.
The company, which auctions thousands of domain names
per day, said the new tools help customers filter and search names more effectively.
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Auction Blog Spot(TM) announces the launch of a premier domain name
com, a prominent domain name
registration company, have teamed up to provide Name.
com and its own sales data, Sedo, the leading online marketplace for the buying and selling of domain names
, strengthened its market leadership position in the secondary domain name
market from 59 percent in 2004 to 65 percent in 2005.