– "Nissan Motors sued Nissan Computers for control of the domain name in 2005. Nissan Computers is run by Uzi Nissan. In 1994 he incorporated his company (which had been doing business using his last name “Nissan” since the 1980’s when Nissan Motors was still Datsun) and registered the domain name In 1995. He received a letter for Nissan Motors just inquiring about his use of In the same month he obtained a service mark registration for Nissan Computers. In 1999 Nissan Motors finally sued Nissan Computers for $10,000,000.00. In 2002 Nissan Computers won the right to keep the domain name registration but was severely restricted in its use. In August 2004 this restriction was lifted by an appellate court. Nissan Motors has appealed up to the U.S. Supreme Court but was not granted a "Writ of Certiorari"." – "This domain name was registered by someone providing a parody to the organization known as PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals). In the case of the domain name, “PETA” was purported to stand for “People Eating Tasty Animals”. Eventually a judge awarded to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. PETA itself was not without controversy; the organization registered and used it to accuse Ringling Brothers of unethical treatment of circus elephants. Ringling Brothers sued and PETA turned over the domain name with the agreement that Ringling Brothers would drop its suit."


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