Facebook Sues an Indian Company for Domain Name Infringement
Facebook Inc., the American Social Media conglomerate, has filed a lawsuit against Compsys Domain Solutions Private Ltd., a Mumbai based proxy service provider for defrauding and maliciously using the name "facebook" on the internet. Facebook claimed twelve domain names registered by the Indian based company to be deceptive and misleading the users. A few such deceptive domains included facebook-verify-inc.com, instagramhjack.com and videocall-whatsapp.com. Facebook being prudent about protecting their domain name, filed an infringement suit in Virginia, America, against the proxy service provider. Being the Domain name owner of facebook.com, FB.com and a lot more,it has been extremely vigilant about infringements and has, at various instances, brought infringement suits against such online entities.