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Melbourne IT concerned

According to the Melbourne IT department, users should register their at risk domain names so the possibility of fraud is less prevalent with the release of the new gTLD program. The names are sorted by a list named “HARM” High at-risk marks. The chance for mis-representation of common websites could cause problems and “Trademark law was established to protect the use of these distinctive names. Domain name misuse abuses that consumer trust and the potential for misuse of well-known distinctive names among new gTLDs at the second level is significant.” according to the CEO of Melbourne IT. However, defensive registrations would cost a significant amount. To read further click here