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Canadian Judge Rules Domain Names Are Property 142

Posted by timothy
from the radical-libertarians-all dept.
farrellj writes "A recent decision in the Ontario Appeals court has ruled in favour of Tucows, saying that domain names are considered property, rather than being a license. This has major ramifications for a people both inside and outside Canada, doubly so since Tucows is a major domain registrar. This ruling comes from a very high court, which means that any appeal must go to the Supreme Court of Canada. So there is a good chance this ruling will stand."
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Canadian Judge Rules Domain Names Are Property

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