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    ICANN should order "whois," "nic" names seized
    by dmehus on Saturday January 31 2004, @09:53AM (#12910)
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    ICANN should order the critically important "whois" and "nic" names in COM, NET, and ORG seized and used for the purposes of their respective registries.

    Verio needs to stop profiting off of these two key and central names. They really should belong to their registry for proper use. :)

    Nonetheless, it's a good ruling. Was this a ruling of the full appellate court or a three person panel? If it was just the three person ruling, I think Verio could appeal to the full appellate court but they'd most likely lose.

    Beyond that, the next step would be to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court. However, I really don't think they'd hear it.

    Cheers,
    Doug
    Doug Mehus http://doug.mehus.info/ [mehus.info]
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    Re:ICANN should order "whois," "nic" names seized
    by fnord (groy2kNO@SPAMyahoo.com) on Saturday January 31 2004, @11:48PM (#12914)
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    If you had followed any one of the number of links I provided you would know that it was three judges. Please do some basic research before putting your keyboard in gear. The rest of your comment is so far off base that it cannot be corrected without writing a book. -g
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