According to Fox News, WIPO “shipped sophisticated computer servers to the government of North Korea, despite ongoing U.N. sanctions against the regime for its efforts to build nuclear weapons.”
WIPO is the number one provider of UDRP arbitration services handling more cases than any other provider in the world.
Despite that WIPO is an agency of the U.N. empowered to deal with Intellectual Property matters, Fox News reports that the “procurement and payment appears to have been arranged between WIPO’s Geneva headquarters and China, bypassing the U.N. offices in North Korea.”
A WIPO legal memorandum which Fox News obtained “declared that “WIPO, as an international organization, is not bound by the U.S. national law in this matter”
The entire Fox story on the WIPO/North Korea situation is quite lengthy and you should check out the full story here.