Intellectual property lawyers guarding trademarks on the Internet may soon have a harder time finding the people behind Web sites infringing on their clients' brands. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers is likely to adopt a policy that would let site owners keep most contact information confidential when they register for a name. The stakes for each side of the debate are high: The corporate camp has millions of dollars at stake, while privacy advocates worry about losing basic rights.
Web Site Owners May Get Tougher to Find
The National Law Journal
March 1, 2007