NBA, Chris Bosh

Chris Bosh wins lawsuit for chrisbosh.com

10/15/09 in NBA   |   Pat   |   5229 respect

Chris Bosh apparently wanted to start his own website, but realized that the domain name "chrisbosh.com" was already taken. Not coincidentally, the man that had taken that domain name had also taken about 800 other sites, including SteveNash.com, CarmeloAnthony.com, AmareStoudemire.com and many others.

Bosh took him to court, and was actually able to get ALL of the domain names, which he plans to give out to their "rightful" owners.

What do you think about this? If someone was ambitious enough and had the foresight to reserve these domain names, should they be compensated for them? On one hand, it seems like blackmail. But on the other hand, no one "owns" a domain name unless they actually go out and get it for themselves. What do you think?
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