Hill Hears Antitrust Concerns Over .Com Registration

Law360, New York (June 8, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A dispute over monopolization of Internet domain name registry worked its way into a congressional hearing on Capitol Hill this week, where legislators considered action on a proposed settlement agreement that allegedly stifles competition for buying .com addresses.

The contentious argument was framed by testimony before the House Committee on Small Businesses, and is just the latest in a string of legal debates about antitrust aspects of .com registration in the United States and abroad.

The settlement-in-question grew from a dispute between the Internet Corporation for...
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