On July 18, the Administrative Panel of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) issued a decision denying the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) complaint proceeding filed by the Tribune Company regarding the domains occupiedchicagotribune.org and occupychicagotribune.org.
In the 8 months since the Occupied Chicago Tribune started publishing as media for the 99 percent, we have been threatened with a lawsuit, challenged on our right to publish and even been told that using the letter ‘T’ in our name could be legally disputed. But despite the continued attempts by the 1% Chicago ...
Our tip-off came, poetically enough, from some unsolicited email marketing: Dear Occupied Chicago Tribune: Our records indicate that a UDRP (Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy) proceeding was filed against you for the domain http://occupiedchicagotribune.org. It was a message from a New York legal firm, offering us a defense against an unnamed complainant who had ...
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