Domain-name rights still unsettled

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In the latest example of marketers fighting to protect their brand names in cyberspace, Chrysler Corp. the week of Sept. 28 sued two Internet providers in U.S. District Court in Detroit.

Chrysler alleges a pornographic site used its trademarked Dodge name to promote itself. The suit claims that since 1996, The Net, New York, has used as an entry link to a porn site.

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