HMO sues charity over domain nameBMJ 1999; 319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7225.1592f (Published 18 December 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:1592
- Douglas Carnall
A large Californian health maintenance organisation is suing a health charity because it wants its internet domain name.
HealthNet is owned by Foundation Health Systems and looks after 2.2 million Californians with a budget of $8.9bn (£5.6bn). In contrast, SatelLife, which owns the HealthNet.org domain name has an annual budget of just over $1m (£625 000). …