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Submission + - Ron Paul calls on U.N. for help (theatlanticwire.com) 1

thoughtfulbloke writes: Maker or Taker? Ron Paul has gone to the United Nations' World Intellectual Property Organization to seize control of the RonPaul.com domain from the fans that built it up, rather than purchase it.
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Ron Paul calls on U.N. for help

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  • WIPO handles .COM domain disputes. Who else would he go to? Just because you don't support something doesn't mean you don't use it if that's the correct channel.

    Ron Paul owns the trademark on his name. So if your name is Ron Paul then you have a strong case for fare use of the domain (the original owner had this). If it was a grass roots organization that did not do for profit work then it too would have a fair use argument (it is a for profit business though).

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