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01|29|2008 04:29 pm EDT

MySpace.com Snags MySpace.co.uk

by Adam Strong in Categories: Up to the Minute

In a story first seen at The Register, Myspace.com has reportedly won an arbitration proceeding against Total Web Solutions, the former owners of Myspace.co.uk.TWS had operated a legitimate service and business on the domain and had owned the domain name since 1997 (precluding the Myspace.com trademark). However, because TWS was serving ads pertaining to Myspace.com, the arbitrator found in favor of Myspace.com. The full details on the ruling can be found on the Nominet site.

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January 29, 2008 @ 7:39 pm EDT

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[…] January, MySpace.com won an arbitration proceeding against TWS for the MySpace.co.uk domain name after arguing TWS was using the site to serve MySpace […]

[…] to hand back control of MySpace.co.uk to the previous owner, Total Web Solutions (TWS). In January, MySpace.com won an arbitration proceeding against TWS for the MySpace.co.uk domain name after arguing TWS was using the site to serve MySpace […]

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