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Twitter.com.au

Discussion in 'Domain News' started by DavidL, Jun 16, 2010.

  1. DavidL

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    http://www.itwire.com/it-industry-n...ear-twittercomaus-great-australian-web-design

    Strange article... first line is

    Then the article goes on to say

    But by then the damage has been done. The cybersquatting tag has already been made & that's all the casual reader will remember....
     
  2. Simon Johnson

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    More shoddy journalism

    "Australia has a long-running history of sheltering cybersquatters."

    :mad: What absolute rubbish. :mad:

    Twitter (the web app) was founded in 2006 by Jack Dorsey while Twitter.com.au was created in March of the same year. Note: Twitter, Inc holds a trademark in Australia for "TWITTER" with a lodgement date: 25-OCT-2007. More than 12 months AFTER the .au was (allegedly) created.

    Based on facts (and current policy) I'd make a good sized bet that Twitter (US) has absolutely no right to the .com.au.
     
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  3. DavidL

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    I agree Simon - I'm sure they will come knocking but hopefully with a fair & reasonable offer rather than a complaint.
     
  4. DnEbook

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    i hate twitter ...........all extensions
     
  5. Rhythm

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    http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/cases/cth/ATMO/2012/31.html

     
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  6. James

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    Interesting, thanks for sharing.....