.IN DOMAINS AND THE LAW
.IN stands for the country code top-level domains allocated to India. The rise of India as an important rising power in the field of Information Technology has meant emergence of many new trends. One of the big trends in this regard is the increased propagation and adoption of the .in country code top-level domains. In fact, India was already allocated this country code top-level domain couple of decades back. However, it shows a lack of innovative approach in marketing the same, which led to very few .in registrations by the year 2004. Consequently, restructuring took place in the Indian .in country code top-level domain regime and thereafter the Indian country code top-level domain has now seen unprecedented growth. Having crossed more than million domain names in .in cctld registry is only an indication of things to come.
.In ccTLD domain names have various policy and legal regulatory issues. What are these issues impacting the .in country code top-level domain? How has the Indian law dealt with the same? What is the dispute resolution mechanism that been adopted by .in country code top-level domain? These and a variety of other related legal policy and regulatory issues connected with .in country code top-level domain have been elaborated in the present eBook.
The present eBook tends to give a brief overview of the salient legal aspects connected to .in country code top-level domain. It also points out the feature and actual working of .in dispute resolution mechanism. This eBook also analyses the significant importance of Indian Cyberlaw being the Information Technology Act, 2000 in the context of the working day and operations of .in country code top-level domain.
This e-book will be of value to all users who are either the registrants or users of .in country code top-level domains. This eBook will be of value to all in whose domain names under .in ccTLD have been cyber squatted on and provides glimpses of how people can get their domain names under .in ccTLD back from cyber squatters.
This eBook is authored by Pavan Duggal (http://pavanduggalassociates.com/whoweare.html), Asia’s and India’s foremost expert on Cyberlaw who has done pioneering work in the area of Mobile Law. This eBooks’ Author runs his niche law firm Pavan Duggal Associates, Advocates (http://pavanduggalassociates.com/) which working on all aspects concerning technology and the law.
© Pavan Duggal, 2013