FindLaw columnist Eric Sinrod writes regularly in this section on legal developments surrounding technology and the internet.
Adult content always has been at the monetary forefront of technological advances. Still photography long ago, video recordings later, and online images/action more recently all began with people willing to pay for sexually oriented material.
Domain names obviously are important, in that they draw Internet traffic from search engines to particular Web sites. Domain names that include trademarks are valuable to the trademark holders who hope to benefit from their brand and the goodwill associated with their trademarks. And the Anti-Cyber Squatting Consumer Protection Act allows trademark holders to seek relief from others who improperly include the trademarks of the trademark holders in specific domain names.