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Chris Pearson Loses Cybersquatting Case Against Automattic

wptavern.com | Jul. 10, 2015 | 5 min read

Other article(s) about this on managewp.org, but this one is a must-read - including the comments. Ugh.

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Tom Harrigan

oh the comments..painful thread

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Ryan Love

"The statement from Automattic fails to clarify why the company pursued Pearson again years later by bidding on a domain relevant to his business, apart from stating that it’s “a cool generic.com”."

So their reason was because it's a cool generic.com... hmmm, o.k. sure. Make's sense now!

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Darrin Boutote

Watch around the 5:28 mark: videopress.com/v/WmCl2kwS

Doesn't seem like it was b/c it was a cool generic .com

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Ryan Love

Wow. That seems like that alone would be enough evidence for them to lose the case.

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