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    Please explain why not on topic
    by WIPOorgUK on Thursday February 21 2002, @10:49PM (#5004)
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    You either use spin or are lacking intellect.

    Although a person is entitled to debate all aspects of the subject (do you deny that also?), my post goes to heart of the matter.

    It explains how their study is based on a fatally flawed system. I explain how UDRP gives priority of one business over others and how it violates the First Amendment.

    Alternatively, would you prefer that I go around the houses?

    Talk about how the Max Planck Institute's UDRP Study, though just released, missed the fact that UDRP system is so corrupt and biased, that WIPO forced eResolution out of business?

    On the other hand, would you prefer that I just point out they ignored jt.com, crew.com, current.com and traditions.com?

    I found the Max Planck Institute's UDRP Study biased and explained why. So please explain why this post was off topic.
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    Re: Max Planck Institute Study
    by Anonymous on Friday February 22 2002, @01:48AM (#5006)
    The Max Planck Institute has done a scholarly review of 700 decisions. Their study appears genuine. Their study does not appear be by biased in any way.

    Yes, there are bad UDRP decisions, I agree. Banco.com and Barcelona.com are two horrible decisions. But, on the whole, the majority of UDRP decisions are correct. The UDRP is a valid process. Squatters would have no right to use trademarks in the "real world", so the ACPA and UDRP is just helping to enforce trademark rights in the cyber world.

    I think that there is little else that can be said to dissuade you from returning with more repetitious comments. You keep bringing up how posters "use spin" and "ignore the truth." Truth is that you can't register a domain name without being subject to the UDRP. The UDRP is a valid process, the "powers that be" like it, and it seems to work pretty well.
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