What DNS Is Not

Martin Hannigan martin at theicelandguy.com
Mon Nov 9 23:13:34 CST 2009


On Mon, Nov 9, 2009 at 8:54 PM, Jorge Amodio <jmamodio at gmail.com> wrote:

> > A second issue is ownership.  I own my domain.
>
> Interesting statement, did you get a property title with your domain name ?
>
> Just curious
>
>
I'd take that question up with your IP attorney.

[ Summary: lots of lawyers and courts seem to think that domain names are
property ]

http://news.cnet.com/2100-1023-223597.html

http://www.domainnamenews.com/legal-issues/are-domain-names-considered-property-or-not/2917

http://newmedialaw.proskauer.com/2008/12/articles/domain-names/appellate-watch-are-domain-names-property-that-can-be-seized-under-state-forfeiture-laws/

http://www.law.duke.edu/journals/dltr/articles/2001dltr0032.html

http://pblog.bna.com/techlaw/2009/09/domain-name-deemed-tangible-property-web-pages-too-in-utah.html



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