Cybersquatting Alive And Well In The Uk
Posted on 28 Jan 2000
by Martin Burns (MartinB)
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According to the BBC, the Scottish village of Balfron discovered the pirates when it tried to register balfron.co.uk - a fairly unique name.
UK case law has sufficient precendent to cover domain name squatting of known brand names, but it's not certain what the implications are for place names.
Here's WebHound's address. LART at will.