Today’s news:

Yankees file suit against Floral Park man

On Christmas Eve Brian McKiernan must have felt a bit like Derek Jeter, one of his favorite baseball players, after ducking away from an inside fast ball. The New York Yankees threw an inside pitch to the Floral Park resident by suing him for the rights to the Internet domain name he owns, newyorkyankees.com.

The Yankees consider the domain name purchased by McKiernan two years ago in June 1998 for $100 their property and want him to give up the site.

Pin It
Print this story Permalink

Reader Feedback

Enter your comment below

By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:

You agree that you, and not TimesLedger.com or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to TimesLedger.com the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.

CNG: Community Newspaper Group