n SA Mercantile Law Journal = SA Tydskrif vir Handelsreg - Uncertainty 'sucks' : an analysis of selected panel decisions under the Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy regarding gripe site domain names : analyses

Volume 18, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1015-0099
  • E-ISSN: 1996-2185



Extracted from text ... (c) 2006. All rights reserved. Cite as: (2006) 18 SA Merc LJ 368-381. 368 Uncertainty 'sucks': An Analysis of Selected Panel Decisions under the Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy Regarding Gripe Site Domain Names EDDIE HURTER University of South Africa 1 Introduction The aim of this analysis is to canvass the out-of-court settlement of disputes involving domain names for websites that host criticism (known as 'gripe sites'). These sites incorporate trade marks in the domain name, because a domain name such as 'wellknowncompanysucks.com' is much more visible and more likely to be read or found by search engines. It is like ..

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