Number of Domain Name Arbitration Cases on Rise

Internet domain-name arbitration disputes have risen by more than a quarter since January 2005 -- despite the expansion of generic top-level domain addresses like .biz and .info -- as cybersquatters find more sophisticated ways of encroaching on legitimate Web sites. Although domain-name disputes can be litigated, domain owners typically opt for arbitration because it's less expensive and often quicker than litigation.

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