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    What's in .NAME? 5000+ .NAME Registrations Not Conforming to .NAME Restrictions | Log in/Create an Account | Top | 185 comments | Search Discussion
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    Re: What's in .NAME? 5000+ .NAME Registrations No
    by ANNODOMINI2000 (reversethis-{KU.OC.OOHAY} {ta} {D0002DA}) on Friday May 31 2002, @12:34PM (#6627)
    User #3359 Info | http://www.ad2000d.co.uk/
    Quite clearly, GNR are - and have been - openly advertising for people to register all of the following:-

    (1) Actual Personal Names
    (2) Aliases / Alter Egos
    (3) Fictional Names / Cartoon Characters
    (4) Trademarks
    (5) Famous Phrases
    (6) Food and Health-conscious Words

    and, by implication of their list of forbidden words and phrases,

    (5) Pretty much anything else as well, as it is virtually impossible and financially impractical to censor and filter what can and cannot be registered (which I fully concur with)

    So, yes, .NAME is PRIMARILY intended for PERSONAL NAMES, but NOT EXCLUSIVELY!

    ps
    Can you please show us this so-called agreement with ICANN?
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    Re: .name was not designed as an open tld
    by ANNODOMINI2000 (reversethis-{KU.OC.OOHAY} {ta} {D0002DA}) on Friday May 31 2002, @01:33PM (#6644)
    User #3359 Info | http://www.ad2000d.co.uk/
    I cannot comment on GNR so-called Agreement with ICANN, that is not my responsibility.

    I would, however, be very interested to see a copy of it.

    I certainly haven't spent thousands of English pounds of my and my friends' money IN GOOD FAITH, just to be told "au revoir" to my domain names!
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