The creation of Internet sites' names by NIC and AFNIC gives occasion for legal conflicts between the rights of intellectual property and NIC's and AFNIC's orders. Therefore French case law is now building an acceptable compromise between those different rules.
HAAS, G. and DE TISSOT, O. (1999). Les règles de "Nommage" de l'Internet en question ? Les Annonces de la Seine, pp. 3-6.