Ford Can't Stop Hyperlinks To Its Site
from the where's-the-trademark-violation? dept
Ford tried to get 2600 to stop redirecting FuckGeneralMotors.com to Ford’s own website by saying it was a trademark violation. The judge pointed out (correctly) that Ford’s trademark has nothing to do with the URL. The judge is saying that you can’t stop someone from linking to you just because you don’t like their domain name. This seems completely reasonable. Why do I think it will probably be overturned by a higher court?