Fuwa's domain name sold online

Updated: 2006-10-25 14:38

The domain name of the Beijing Olympic mascots "Fuwa" is sold on a chinese website on Wednesday. The Beijing Olympic Organizing Committee (BOCOG) just changed the English name of the Beijing Olympic mascots "The Friendlies" to "Fuwa". The lawyer on domain name management said the trademark rush-register is suspected of violating the law, the "Regulations on the Protection of Olympic Symbols " stipulates that the Olympic mascots is a sort of Olympic symbol, which can't be used for commercial purposes.[newsphoto]