Domain Name Dispute

A domain name dispute is a conflict that arises when more than one individual or group believes it has the right to register a specific domain name. Most commonly a domain name dispute would occur when a domain name similar to a registered trademark is registered by an individual or organization who is not the trademark owner. All domain name registrars must follow the ICANN‘s Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy (UDRP).

See “Registering a Domain Name” and “Understanding Internet Governance” in the Did You Know…? section of Webopedia.
See also “Countries and Their Domain Extensions” in Webopedia’s
Quick Reference Section.

Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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