Lawyer who nabbed Israel's Facebook domain ordered to forfeit, unpaid
Gal Erel bought the domain Facebook.co.il in 2006 and demanded $10,000 from Facebook to hand it over.
In 2006 Israeli lawyer Gal Erel bought the domain name Facebook.co.il and tried to sell it to the social network for a substantial sum of money. In an arbitration procedure under the auspices of the Israeli Internet Association he has been told to relinquish the domain name without recompense, the association said Thursday.
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