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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 about .name?
    by Anonymous on Thursday June 06 2002, @09:59AM (#6894)
    If you look at it rationally, you will see that you were treated more than fairly. I refer you to the comment posted by dtobias earlier on ICANNwatch. Maybe if you had put forth some reasoned arguments at the beginning, people might have listened to you more. Now you're just becoming a caricature.

    At the beginning, this post was about Edelman's great .name research, now it's all Adrian, all the time. Anyone care to comment more on the .name situation? Are the .names that were listed in Ben's report going to be deleted? Does GNR have any comment on the report?
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    Re: What about .name? by Anonymous
    GNR's Comment
    by BenEdelman on Thursday June 06 2002, @04:15PM (#6907)
    User #3219 Info | http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/edelman
    Just today, GNR did send me a comment, responding to portions of my reporting & specific suggestions with comments that seemed to me, as a threshold matter, quite thoughtful. I promptly sent a reply asking if they planned to post this and expressing my desire to link to it (both from my report and from here, perhaps among other places). I haven't heard back from them yet, but I hope and expect that they'll post this in the near future.
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    Re: What about .name?
    by ANNODOMINI2000 (reversethis-{KU.OC.OOHAY} {ta} {D0002DA}) on Thursday June 06 2002, @08:32PM (#6915)
    User #3359 Info | http://www.ad2000d.co.uk/
    Dear Anon., You said, "...If you had put forth some reasoned arguments at the beginning, people might have listened to you more." Well, I would have looked a bit stupid posting on a site I didn't know existed at the time about something that hadn't even been confirmed as registered and operational, wouldn't I now? For your information, and others, I spent quite a few hours going over the whys and wherefores myself about .NAME eligibility and allowed words and names. GNR's website did, and still does, make it quite clear that other combinations and words are allowable even though they do not fit to the early, but over-limiting, 'classic' firstname.lastname.NAME Rule.
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    Re: All about Adrian?
    by ANNODOMINI2000 (reversethis-{KU.OC.OOHAY} {ta} {D0002DA}) on Thursday June 06 2002, @08:35PM (#6916)
    User #3359 Info | http://www.ad2000d.co.uk/
    "...This post was about Edelman's great .name research, now it's all Adrian, all the time. Anyone care to comment more on the .name situation? Are the .names that were listed in Ben's report going to be deleted? Does GNR have any comment on the report?..."

    OK> Point taken. Over to you Ben.

    (What did GNR have to say and will they stand by it? Are you and they going to respond to my fuller comments and questions at http://WWW.AD2000D.COM/.NAME/ ?)
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