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The four-year fight for sex.com, the web's hottest domain name, rumbles on as internet domain registry Network Solutions is accused of mistakenly transferring the ownership of sex.com to con artist Stephen Cohen, who has been on the run since being ordered to return the domain name and pay $65m (£40.5m) costs.
The case now looks to be heading to California's highest court, after a panel of judges asked the California Supreme Court to rule on the question of whether traditional property conversion laws should apply to the internet. In California, sex and dotcoms are very serious issues indeed. A saucy opinion from the judges stated: "We should not grab the question in the first instance simply because the case involves a novel and 'sexy' issue."