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Someone has recreated (part) of my blog years after it closed. Same domain. Do I have any recourse?

I used to have a travel blog - nothing fancy, but at (please only visit with adblock to avoid giving them any ad revenue). I let it expire a couple of years ago, backed up ...
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My .eu domain name was stolen. What are my options?

I have a company in a small European country, with a short, simple, generic name, say Generic, pvt. ltd. For many years, I've had the domain However, I forgot to change my owner email ...
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Can a two-word trademark with no claim to one of them be used as a threat to cybersquatting claim?

Assume that there is a trademark made of two words (i.e. Somename TECHNOLOGIES). In the trademark's application as well as the approved registration, there is a comment: THE MARK CONSISTS OF ...
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Does a EULA protect the developer [closed]

I have a simple question...If a client asks a developer to develop a penetration testing / security related software and that he is ready to accept the EULA which comes with the software...does that ...
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Help regarding revenge site/cyberstalking/cybersquatting [closed]

I am a victim of cyberstalking and cybersquatting by an ex. After I terminated our very short 3 month relationship, this person contacted my significant other, my separated spouse (unwanted, and they ...
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Is is illegal to hack websites in a country considered to be an enemy of my country?

I know that Hacking is illegal in any country. my question is this "is it illegal to hack enemy country website ?" e.g i lived in Pakistan, let say i hacked Indian Govt websites. is this illegal ? if ...
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Does absence of profit guarantee no violation of anti-squatting laws is the US?

I recently bought a celebrity website for $400 on godaddy. It was a "sale" auction. I did it just for fun without any profit motives. In addition I was not aware of the anti-squatting laws. Today I ...
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Competitor registered our domain name with different gTLD; redirects to their website (UK)

Company A owns the version of the domain name; company B bought the .com version, and made it redirect to their own website Would a legal challenge regarding this have any standing in a UK ...
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If someone is cybersquatting, can I claim it back?

According to the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act, Cybersquatting on a trademark is illegal. However, someone registered Do I have any legal right to ask them to sell it to ...
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