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Kicking Squatters Off Your Domain Name: What’s New Plus the Basics

As online services Groupon and Facebook have recently learned, cybersquatters are more than a mere nuisance.  Cybersquatting can disrupt or delay business expansion or operations, or compromise security and user experience.  Groupon’s planned expansion to Australia was delayed for months because a clone site in Australia named Scoopon purchased the domain name, took the … Continue Reading

Five Useful Provisions for Your Web Site Terms of Use

We are often asked to review web site terms of use.  Here are five provisions that often seem to be missing in action (in no particular order):   No Scraping   With automated screen scraping tools readily available, this data harvesting technique presents issues for websites that allow users to search for data.  Even if … Continue Reading