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    Authorities bastardized words for one use
    by WIPOorgUK on Friday March 08 2002, @11:56PM (#5190)
    User #3146 Info | http://wipo.org.uk/
    Just posted this on Greenpeace site:

    The authorities have bastardized words for one use - as a fatally flawed trademark system.

    Hello, my name is Garry Anderson. I have been in contact, for quite some time, with US and UK authorities (and lawyers) on these domain and trademark problems.

    Virtually every word is trademarked, be it Alpha to Omega or Aardvark to Zulu, most many times over.

    MOST share the same words or initials with MANY others in a different business and/or country.

    For example, the World Trade Organization (WTO) shares its initials with six trademarks - in the U.S. alone.

    The United Nations World Intellectual Property Organization and the United States Department of Commerce know the answer to exclusively identify ALL trademark domains.

    It would allow ALL to use their trademark, without 'consumer confusion', 'trademark conflict' and 'passing off'.

    Based on all evidence, I believe the authorities are corrupt. If they truly wanted rid of these problems, why do they not use the solution?

    People and small non-trademarked businesses could then use domains without these excuses being used to take away their legal property in UDRP.

    The simple solution was ratified by honest attorneys - including the honourable G. Gervaise Davis III, UN WIPO panellist judge.

    Please visit WIPO.org.uk to see - no connection with United Nations WIPO.org.
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    You misrepresent me - you LIE
    by WIPOorgUK on Saturday March 09 2002, @08:32AM (#5196)
    User #3146 Info | http://wipo.org.uk/
    You say, "Ok- we know you don't like trademarks."

    You misrepresent me. You have read my site - near the top it says:

    Trademarks are for the good of the people, as well as business. Attorneys would say, "The basic tenet of trademark law is to protect consumers and trademark owners from confusion in the marketplace".


    So you know when saying "we know you don't like trademarks" - you are telling a LIE.

    I do not like trademarks abusing the power of their mark above others using same word(s) or initials.

    I especially do not like trademarks being used to abridge the Rights of people.

    You say, "Oh, and get another example besides WTO, we've heard that one before."

    You are an ignorant moron, aren't you?

    Okay - what about the International Trade Centre - ITC?

    There are MANY trademarks for that including Serial Number 76043500 G & S: processed meats and cheeses.

    International Monetary Fund - IMF?

    Serial Number 78045378 G & S: PLASTIC DRUM CLOSURES

    etc. etc. etc.

    You say, "You're just using these posts to direct people to your knock off site about WIPO"

    I am using them to provide new readers with facts - as opposed to the propaganda and lies they get from the authorities.

    How about you answer MY questions from previous posts, aye coward?
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