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Legal case involving cyber law issues
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BUSINESS LAW 2
Research, identify, and summarize a specific legal case involving cyber law issues. The
summary should include a good description of the facts of the case and outcome. Provide
an opinion on the outcome; do you feel a different outcome would have been more
justified? Why or why not?
The cyber law is generally known as law governing everything which is related to computers like
cyberspace and internet. Certainly, the specific legal case involving the cyber law issues is
cyberspuatter violated Anticyberseuatting Consumer Protection Act. Description of the case
states that the appeals court affirmed the cyberspuatter who registered ww.net did this by a bad
mistake for purpose of selling the name (Partridge, 2011). The two partners of virtual are aware
about the internet users who think ww.net is affiliated with Volkswagen. Therefore one of the
partners calls Volkswagen’s trademark department and explained that, Volkswagen bought the
domain name from the virtual within twenty four hours in which they would sell domain to
highest bidder. This shows that, Volkswagen invoked the NST’s disputes resolution centre.
The two parties sued for the right name hence the district court granted Volkswagen’s motion for
cyber squatting, trademark infringement claims and trademark illustrates the court had ordered
the Virtual to relinquish www. Net name. The cyber squatting is known as the practice of
registering a well known brands names as internet domain names so as to face rightful wormers’
of paying for the right engage in electronic commerce which has been used in the brand name.
Registration of www. net was identified to be violated in regards to Anti-cyberaquatting
consumer protection Act even though the purpose of registration is to extract money for the name
from the highest bidder (Ferrera, 2012). The major role of the Act is to prevent expropriation of
the protected marks within the cyberspace and reduce consumer confusion. I therefore don’t feel

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BUSINESS LAW 3
different if the outcome would be much more justified. This is because the corporate are
protected by safe harbor provision of Act which allows the proper use of famous trademarks.

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