This occurs when corporations intimidate people or companies out of their domain names under the guise of trademark ownership, even though the particular use of a domain name does not constitute trademark infringement, dilution, or unfair competition in any manner. Some trademark legal scholars have speculated that reverse domain hijacking may be met with cancellation of the company's mark under the doctrine of trademark misuse.  Additionally, victims of reverse domain name hijacking now have a specific cause of action under the new anti-cybersquatting legislation signed into law on November 29, 1999.