WIPO Rules On jackass.comPublished on 18 February 2009 @ 2:20 pm
Intellectual Property Watch
It is often unfortunate to see what the public servants of the World Intellectual Property Organization domain name arbitration centre must sift through to make decisions on internet name disputes, which generally reflect consumer tastes. In this case, media industry giant Viacom lost its fight for the rights to jackass.com, which corresponds to its low-life television programme about foolish things people do. Indeed.
Read the WIPO decision here.
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