EFF obtains transfer of domain name used for cyber attack under UDRP

International

In a recent decision under the UDRP, a panel has ordered the transfer of a domain name used to facilitate the dissemination of malware. The decision illustrates the fact that, provided that a complainant owns a trademark that is identical, or confusingly similar, to a domain name used for a cyber attack, the UDRP may be used to deliver a swift response to such activities.

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