Cybersquatting: A Case of First Come/First Served or Piracy on the Cyber-Seas?
Investigates registration of domain names of, or similar to, the names and trademarks of large corporations, with the purpose of selling the domain names to the corporations at considerable profit. Threat of legal recourse to force green-mailers to surrender this intellectual property; Federal Trademark Dilution Act.
Whitman, Michael E., Anthony M. Townsend, and Robert J. Aalberts. "Cybersquatting: A Case of First Come/First Served or Piracy on the Cyber-Seas?" Information Systems Security 8.1 (1999): 11-14.