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    Re: Dan's Dispute Resolution Procedure (DDRP)
    by hofjes on Tuesday June 04 2002, @05:38AM (#6807)
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    It's interesting how those happy with the UDRP are always "anonymous" on this site.

    Similiarly, those generally happy with ICANN are always "anonymous".

    So embarrased, or so desired to be incognito, that they cannot even register a pseudonym.
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    Re: Dan's Dispute Resolution Procedure (DDRP)
    by RFassett on Tuesday June 04 2002, @08:00AM (#6812)
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    the fact that ICANN has not moved forward with registry competition (TLD expansion) shows that UDRP has proven to be part of an unstable solution in protecting Intellectual Property as this relates to registrations at the second level. There is really no other conclusion to draw than this. It's not so much that every case brought before UDRP must be judged "correctly" (as no system is perfect all of the time), it's a matter that the UDRP mechanism in general does not provide the type of stable environment necessary to allow market place competition. For this reason, I am not sure how anyone can state that "UDRP works well". In fact, it is a statement that is not possible to be true otherwise IP concerns would be considered properly addressed and competition moving forward.
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    And furthermore...
    by Anonymous on Tuesday June 04 2002, @01:03PM (#6816)
    it has helped a lot of large, rich, companies gain access to domain names that they have no right to!
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