E-Marketing in Minneapolis David Vinge, eMarketing Dashboard: MySpace wins UK domain name that pre-dated its service

Monday, January 28, 2008

MySpace wins UK domain name that pre-dated its service


Social networking company MySpace has won the right to have the domain name myspace.co.uk transferred to it despite the fact that it was registered six years before MySpace was founded.

The fact that the myspace.co.uk address led to a 'parked' page with adverts for social networking sites including MySpace was taken to be evidence of an abusive registration and the domain name was given to MySpace.

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