Judge Makes U-Turn On Contempt Order V. Web Registry

Law360, New York (June 24, 2011, 7:16 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Friday overturned his own ruling holding Public Interest Registry in contempt for failing to disable Internet domain names used by counterfeiters of North Face Apparel Corp. and Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. products.

U.S. District Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein held on June 13 that Public Interest Registry — the registry for Internet domain names ending in dot org — had violated two orders he handed down in December calling for the counterfeiters' websites to be disabled on the heels of a...
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