White House opposes anti-cybersquatting bill

Summary:President Bill Clinton wantsinternational regulations in place of national legislation tobar people from naming Internet sites with trademarks owned byfamous companies, White House spokesman Joe Lockhart said onWednesday. The White House statement followed the House ofRepresentatives' approval Tuesday of legislation to crack downon so-called cybersquatting.

President Bill Clinton wants international regulations in place of national legislation to bar people from naming Internet sites with trademarks owned by famous companies, White House spokesman Joe Lockhart said on Wednesday. The White House statement followed the House of Representatives' approval Tuesday of legislation to crack down on so-called cybersquatting. Story to follow. -- Reuters

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