n SA Mercantile Law Journal = SA Tydskrif vir Handelsreg - Cyberbusters versus cybersquatters : round II in the ZADNA ring

Volume 21, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 1015-0099
  • E-ISSN: 1996-2185



The South African domain name dispute resolution procedure has proved to be effective. Two panels have effectively addressed abusive domain name registrations. One puzzling trend is the prevalence of techno-jacking in the South African abusive registration arena. A searchable database of national decisions will raise the level of consistency of adjudications and promote legal certainty. A review of the second round of .za adjudications also shows that the time is ripe for a review of the relevant regulations.

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