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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: fnord- question
    by ANNODOMINI2000 (reversethis-{KU.OC.OOHAY} {ta} {D0002DA}) on Monday June 03 2002, @12:42AM (#6777)
    User #3359 Info | http://www.ad2000d.co.uk/
    FNORD! You're forgetting three important points!

    (i) BulkRegister, and most other registrars, sell domain names to resellers and not directly to consumers and individuals.

    (ii) If you actually bothered to check ANY of my .NAME registration information, in regard to these domains, you would have seen with your own eyes that these particular .NAMEs have ALREADY been designated as belong to their ultimate rightful owners and NOT ME.

    (iii) My client's information and that of any recipient of a free or at-cost gift from myself is nobody else's business other than their's and mine.

    Got it now?

    So, there you go, I am NOT a CyberSquatter and neither ICANN, GNR, nor anyone else would be able to wrest these domain names from my possession, other than their ultimate rightful owners, who have/are being offered them either FREE OF CHARGE, or AT COST (including only out-of-pocket expenses, which is clearly allowable under ICANN's UDRP Rules.)

    I suggest you check your facts better before ranting and raving against me.

    I do, however, basically agree with your criticism of ICANN and GNR's failure to properly oversee and administer the .NAME domain to date.

    However, from my own dealings with the Global Names Registry here in the UK, they seem an otherwise forward-thinking, professional and intelligent outfit and - unlike ICANN - are willing to discuss their policies and deal with any issues raised.

    Please don't get too disillusioned over .NAME - I really do think this will all work out for everyone's good over the coming months and years...

    ...I promise to do my part to help reform .NAME policy to make it fairer, clearer and more useful to the Internet Community as a whole!
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    Re: honesty & genuineness my ass
    by Anonymous on Thursday June 06 2002, @12:06AM (#6875)
    How can we believe anyone how registered 241 domain names that contain the names of celebrities without authorization and in clear violation of the .name rules? How can we believe someone who, clearly a cybersquatter, is trying to cash in on the fame of others? You really haven't lost enough to gain your admission ticket to the 'squatter hall of fame, so keep trying, I'm sure that a spot can be opened for you there someday.
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