January 12, 2005

Citizen journalism publisher can keep domain name

A NAF decision has determined that GetLocalNews.com does not have to relinquish the domain BettendorfNews.com to the company that runs the weekly Iowa newspaper the Bettendorf News, partly because the web site name is "merely a combination of the geographically descriptive term 'Bettendorf' and the generic term 'news.'"

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