March 13, 2008

Proposed Trademark Bill Criminalizes Domain Name Infringement

March 13th 2008

Maine Senator Olympia Snowe (R) introduced a bill (S. 2661) on February 25, 2008, known as the “Anti-Phishing Consumer Protection Act of 2008” (APCPA). The proposed legislation seeks to fight trademark infringement and phishing schemes. However, some believe the proposal goes too far. Complaints include:  Creating unnecessary bureaucracy Presuming guilt and therefore denying the fundamental […]