2600 Magazine registered fuckgeneralmotors.com, and pointed it to Ford Motor Company's ford.com. Ironically, though General Motors only made legal threats, it was Ford Motor Company that took 2600 to court.
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Ford Really Sucks
Information about Ford's reverse domain name hijacking attempts.
2600 Magazine Defeats Ford
News of Ford conceding case and reader discussion. [Slashdot] (June 28, 2002)
Ford Loses 2600 Lawsuit
"Online hacker magazine 2600 has emerged victorious in its campaign to retain ownership of the controversial FuckGeneralMotors.com domain." By John Leyden. [Register] (June 28, 2002)
2600 Linking Victory Appealed By Ford
"2600 Victory in the ford case has been appealed by Ford." News and discussion forum. [Slashdot] (January 31, 2002)
2600.com Wins Dismissal in F**k-generalmotors.com Lawsuit
"A landmark triumph for Sophomoric humor." By Thomas C. Greene. [Register] (December 23, 2001)
Ford vs. 2600 Judge Upholds Right To Link
"Judge Cleland rejected Ford's twisted interpretation of the trademark act, which claimed 2600 was in violation of trademark law by redirecting a possibly offensive domain to Ford's site." News and reader comments. [Slashdot] (December 23, 2001)
2600 v. Ford Motors
News and discussion forum about New York Times article. [Slashdot] (May 18, 2001)
How Many Legal Threats Can We Get This Year?
"This time, General Motors found out that we had registered fuckgeneralmotors.com and they are demanding that we turn it over to them at once." Includes scanned image of letter from GM.  (October 18, 2000)
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