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2009-03-16 14:35:00

The UN's World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) reported 2,329 cases of cybersquatting complaints in 2008, representing an eight percent increase compared to 2007 figures. The WIPO reported a record number of cybersquatting "“ the practice of abusing trademarks within the domain name system "“ last year. Meanwhile the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is set to increase the number of new generic Top Level Domain (gTLDs), which could add to the...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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