The obverse of cybersquatting

Domain name dispute resolution forums have become popular among
trademark owners as a cheap and simple alternative to litigation to enforce
rights against cybersquatters. Yet these forums' efficiency is threatened, among
other things, by the developing phenomenon of reverse domain name hijacking,
where the complainant claims rights in a domain name in bad faith. Looking at
the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy, Steven H Bazerman and Richard
Lee Georget of Bazerman & Drangel PC explain the nature of reverse domain
name hijacking.

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