Anti-Cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act

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The Anti-Cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (ACPA)[1] prohibits anyone from registering or using "bad faith" intent in order to profit from an internet domain name that "is identical or confusingly similar to"[2] a distinctive trademark or internet domain name owned by someone else.[3]

This Act became law in 1999.

References

  1. 15 U.S.C. § 1125(d).
  2. 15 U.S.C. § 1125(d)(1)(A)(i)(II)
  3. 15 U.S.C. § 1125(d)(1)(A)(i).