A U. S.
toy retailer worth billions of dollars snatches the Internet
domain of European artists with the help of a Californian
court. This triggers a worldwide campaign against the
The fight between the toy retailer eToys and the European
artists group etoy has entered the young history of the World
Wide Web as toywar. At a time when new economy stock prices
are still going up the "most expensive art happening
in history“ costs the toy retailers market capitalization
6 billion dollars within a couple of weeks.