Msg#: 4517293 posted 8:31 pm on Nov 8, 2012 (gmt 0)
hello DP members, i want to knwo is that liggel to have such domains name <snip - see revised thread title> so such companies won't ever claim it's a copywrite infringement of their trade mark best regards, abdul
[edited by: Webwork at 3:43 am (utc) on Nov 9, 2012]
Msg#: 4517293 posted 3:48 am on Nov 9, 2012 (gmt 0)
It only becomes a problem when you either get sued, get a cease and desist notice, get a NAF arbitration notice or suffer some other consequence AFTER building up a site and becoming addicted to whatever income it brought in.
Recently I've become aware of situations where brands have been giving existing exploiters limited and controlled options to continue existing popular sites, usually requiring a written agreement ~ a licensing agreement and possibly requiring the removal of certain site "features" or cessation of certain practices.
Msg#: 4517293 posted 3:02 pm on Nov 13, 2012 (gmt 0)
I agree with Webwork that sites may require written agreements, licensing agreement and possibly requiring the removal of certain site features. So it's a good idea to get permission before investing into these sites.
Msg#: 4517293 posted 4:55 pm on Nov 13, 2012 (gmt 0)
Of course when it comes to legality the question is where? You may be in one jurisdiction, the site hosted in a second and the domain registered in a third. Then as well as the courts you have to worry about your hosting services ToS and the domain registrar's disputes procedure.
Even if you are 100% legal in your own country you may still find your hosting account frozen or your domain taken away.