CyberSquatter Loses Case Against Nokia

from the so-many-nicknames dept

A cybersquatter in the UK has lost his claim to the domain, even though he claimed that his nickname was Nokia. Sounds like he might have a case… if he hadn’t also registered the domains:,,,, and It would be tough to convince us that all of those were his nicknames. This quote from the ruling sums it all up: “As Lady Bracknell might have put it, to have registered one domain name corresponding to the brand name of a major mobile telecommunications company may be regarded as a misfortune; to register two looks like carelessness. To register four – plus the trade marks of two prominent automobile companies and a major electronics company – looks very much like abusive registration.”

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