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Good or Bad 'Net Laws

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Date: Apr 23, 2007 - 11:00 AM
Eric Goldman takes stock of the best, and worst laws affecting the internet. Your opinion may differ; I'm of the opinion that most of these laws just plain suck.

But hey - one exception:

The ACPA targeted cybersquatting, and in that respect the law has worked well. The classic 1990s cybersquatting "land-grab" registrations of [trademarkowner].[tld] have effectively dried up, and the few cases in which a true cybersquatter has defended an ACPA claim in court generally have resulted in resounding victories for the trademark owner.




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