Nike Victorious in Domain Dispute as Brands Crack Down Online

Amid the roll-out of hundreds of new generic Top-Level Domains (“gTLDs”), such as .ceo, .cloud and .law, trademark owners have increasingly looked to clamp down on the ownership of infringing domains by third parties. As of last week, Nike gained possession of 20 new domains, including nikeairmax97.com, shopsnikeukoutlet.com and nike-trademark.com, thanks to a World Intellectual Property […]

Amazon & Jeff Bezos Under Fire for “Powering a Government Surveillance Infrastructure”

Amazon premiered its image recognition service, Rekognition, in late 2016, part of its Amazon Web Services cloud computing package. It then began promoting the technology to law enforcement agencies, claiming that Rekognition could aid in criminal investigations by automatically identifying suspect’s faces in photographs. Though its proponents support the service’s crime-fighting capabilities, critics assert that the […]