Here’s an example of a large, powerful organization taking a domain name which is commonly referred to as domain name hijacking. Domain name hijacking occurs when an entity, usually a large multi national corporation, but in this case a hospital, uses their attorneys and deep pockets to take a domain name away from an individual. [...]
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Eddy Merckx manufactures very nice, high end road bikes, and is the namesake of a famous road racer. Unfortunately, someone else owned their domain name. But after 9 years they were able to get it back and will start using it as their primary domain. This shows the benefits of using an experienced domain name [...]
The number of domain name disputes rose in 2008 and will likely continue to increase in 2009. The increased incidence of trademark heavy registrations has caused companies to be more proactive in defensive domain name registrations.