Comments on Social Media Issues. Application of Immunities? PII Treatment of 3 rd Party IP License to use? 3 rd party Indemnification Personal Release Reliance on Terms and Conditions of Use Limit L iability through T&CU ? Warranties re Use of Site Materials Limitation of Liability
Comments on Social Media Issues
Application of Immunities?
Treatment of 3rdParty IP
License to use?
3rd party Indemnification
Reliance on Terms and Conditions of Use
Limit Liability through T&CU?
Use of Site
Limitation of Liability
Are T&CU enforceable as contract of adhesion?
~ 24 gTLDs - .com, .net., .org
Jan 12, 2012 application window opens / Guidebook
$285,000 / domain
Cost/Benefit : Is “extra” security or improved “brand” worth it?
(x multiple languages
x multiple scripts)
+ 10 year contract ($20,000 min/year)
+ admin cost
WGC to approve strategy
Interdisciplinary team formed – LEG, EXT, IMT
Adopt “Defensive Strategy”
Guidebook provides for
“Early Warning” through GAC
Defensive Strategy requires “Nettoyage”
Of Tradenames and Trademarks
Vigilance with Cyber-squatters and typo-squatters
~155 cybersquatted domains
“The disputed domain name <worldbank.net> is the same as the Complainant’s trademark
except for the absence of a space between the two words and the addition of the gTLD ".net".
The absence of spaces between words is common and to be expected in domain names, and
does not reduce confusion between them and valid trade or service marks.”