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    Re: Ben's Study
    by Anonymous on Friday June 07 2002, @12:47PM (#6976)
    Just remember my foul mouth doesn't make my point of view any more or less valid. Your waving of a moral wand doesn't make your viewpoint any more or less valid, and it's a lame try.

    The whois database should be kept open, for all trademark holders to access to help protect their marks ... no problem with that. The injustice is when a schmuck like Edelman exposes that information, to the masses, those persons not trademark holders protecting their marks, or having any other interest in those domains. By the way, which of Ben's trademarks was he protecting when he was using the whois data? What? He has none? Like I said, he's a schmuck.
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    Re: Ben's Study
    by fnord (groy2kNO@SPAMyahoo.com) on Friday June 07 2002, @09:38PM (#6996)
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    I'd prefer to see a private WHOIS. Aggrieved trademark holders should have to get a court or UDRP panel order to get the info from registrars. That said, as long as the WHOIS is public, I see nothing wrong with Ben using it the way that he has, or that I have regarding Adrian's registrations. Would you have preferred that, instead of providing the data he, or I, point 'the masses' to the public .name WHOIS and tell them to type in x themselves to get the results? Other than adding a step, what good would that accomplish? -g
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