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Afnic wins domain name infringement decision

Tuesday 30 October 2012 | 11:22 CET | News
French internet registry Afnic is not obliged to take precautionary measures, according to a ruling by the Paris court of appeal. The decision follows a summons that was served to Afnic and to one of its registrars by 13 French companies concerning the registration of 129 domain names infringing the companies' rights. The companies sought redress only against the registrar and Afnic as the Registry for the .fr TLD, without holding the owners of the domain names liable for the infringement. Afnic had also been accused of not taking action to suspend or block the domain names as soon as the

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Afnic
Countries: France
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