WIPO: resolving cybersquatting cases & other Internet naming disputes

cyber crime

Forget dot com (.com) soon it will be dot anything you can think of and with that will come a lot of cybersquatting and other domain name disputes.

The UN's World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is already responsible for the protection of intellectual property throughout the world. WIPO will now resolve disputes involving rights to a domain name.

It was given this new role by The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), which is allowing the new array of Internet domain endings.

Julie Walker spoke with WIPO's Brian Beckham who explains what it all means.

Duration: 4’41″

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