oa De Rebus - Cybersquatting on-line - Internet domain-name disputes and trade-mark law
|Article Title||Cybersquatting on-line - Internet domain-name disputes and trade-mark law|
|© Publisher:||Law Society of South Africa|
|Author||Laetitia J. Moloney|
|Publication Date||Apr 1997|
|Pages||260 - 261|
|Keyword(s)||Internet domain, Name disputes and Trade-mark law|
Internet domain - name disputes and trade-mark law The rapid expansion of on-line communications and the increasing commercial use of the Internet by businesses have given rise to a number of unique and interesting legal questions that seem set to launch the law into the era of cyberspace. The Internet consists of thousands of independent computer networks all over the world containing several million host computers that provide access to information on a global scale. The Internet's forerunner, called APRANET, was created by the US Defense Agency as a means of providing and distributing reliable communications in the event of a nuclear war.
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