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    Using the UDRP, when a registrar owns the domain | Log in/Create an Account | Top | 11 comments | Search Discussion
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    by GeorgeK on Monday July 12 2004, @02:59PM (#13933)
    User #3191 Info | http://www.kirikos.com/
    If the domain in question is generic, even if you have a trademark in one category, it would not prevent others from legitimately using that domain in commerce for other products. Apple Computer has a registered trademark on "apple", but if Apple.com expired and got deleted, I wouldn't hesitate to try to register it, to sell apples. :)

    Since the name just dropped, presumably (I guess you won't tell us the domain name?), you should know soon who the new registrant is....
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    by Anonymous on Tuesday July 13 2004, @03:11AM (#13934)
    I hope you'll be sued for slander if you accuse anyone or any company of cybersquatting if in fact there is no cybersquatting.

    Slander is stating someone committed a crime when they haven't committed a crime.

    And just because someone owns your trademark in an extension and offers that domain name for sale doesn't necessarily mean they've cybersquatted.
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    • Re:Slander by wipowatch Tuesday July 13 2004, @05:00AM
    You Don't Understand Pool.com
    by jberryhill on Tuesday July 13 2004, @07:40PM (#13950)
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    You don't understand how Pool.com operates. They, and their registrar network, target expiring domain names based on expressions of interest from a "pool" of customers. If the Pool network is successful in registering the domain name, it is assigned to the winner of an auction among those customers who initially wanted to register the domain name. Pool is not registering domain names for "itself" - it is indeed registering domain names in response to requests received from prospective registrants. The problem is that you are so gung-ho to go after the domain name (which you failed to pick up via Snapnames), that you aren't waiting to find out who it is that wins the assignment process.

    The presence of this question on Icannwatch underscores the growing disconnect between people who knew "how things worked" four or five years ago, and people who know how they work today.

    Pay attention. The ball moves.

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