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    Greenpeace hypocrisy
    by dtobias (dan@tobias.name) on Saturday March 09 2002, @06:34AM (#5194)
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    That statement of theirs is actually hypocritical if you analyze it fully... they oppose corporate ownership of names, but then criticize new.net for "holding hostage" greenpeace.[TLD] in their system because Greenpeace would have to pay them if it wanted to get those names before somebody else, perhaps a critic of Greenpeace, did. It sounds then like they'd like to eliminate all corporate trademarks except for their own... they're not about to let the name "Greenpeace" fall into the public domain and be available for the use of anybody who comes along. If they weren't protective of this name in a corporate manner, they wouldn't care if others could come along and register that name in new.net or any other naming system that comes along.
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