Judge Rules for GoDaddy in Oscars Cybersquatting Case

A U.S. judge has ruled in favor of domain name registrar GoDaddy in its cybersquatting dispute with the organizer of the annual Oscars ceremony. In a ruling handed down yesterday, September 10, Judge Andre Birotte at the US District Court for the Central District of California found that GoDaddy did not intend to profit in bad faith from domains using trademarks belonging to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.