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I am wondering if besides owning my domain name, should I copyright the actual name of the site?

If my site is called Could I go to and copyright mysite?

Or do I need to do nothing? What would be best if someone was to try and steal my website name?

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What you really want for that is more likely a trademark or servicemark. Copyright protects the content of a given work and a URL/site name is too short to copyright. ( explains that you cannot copyright names, titles, and slogans).

You can start here (assuming you are in the USA by your link.

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Thank you sir!!! – Vini Nov 10 '11 at 16:40
Just to add, you automatically have copyright on your actual content when you publish it; there is no need to explicitly register it. – DisgruntledGoat Nov 11 '11 at 0:30

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