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What’s in a domain name? And what isn’t?

The domain name occupiedchicagotribune.org arguably does not contain:

Anything that causes confusion with the Chicago Tribune or commercially exploits the Tribune name.

The argument has just been made on behalf of the Occupied Chicago Tribune (OCT), an occasional newspaper whose website the Tribune would like to shut down. To that end, last month the Tribune filed a complaint with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva, asking that the above domain, plus the dormant domain occupychicagotribune.org, also registered by the Occupiers, be turned over to the Tribune.