February 21, 2001

Global domain registrars debate cybersquatting

Author: JT Smith

PC World reports from Geneva: "Pushing for uniformity in the handling of Internet domain name
disputes, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is tackling
cybersquatting and other issues in a conference here this week with
representatives from 66 country domain registrars.

The agenda focuses on key policy issues related to intellectual property
conflicts in country code top-level domains. Those are the domains used for
countries like ".uk" for the United Kingdom and ".fr" for France. WIPO will also
present its "Best Practices for Intellectual Property Dispute Prevention and

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