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    Uh, cool...
    by GideonsLastSon on Friday July 16 2004, @05:54PM (#13976)
    User #3824 Info | http://icannwatch.jothan.at/start.php
    Hi Jothan Frakes here.

    Michael, thank you for posting this (and thank you for your ongoing librarianship of ICANNWatch). I have gotten a lasrge flood of email from people who haddent realized I'd moved on from Verisign.

    One of my colleagues did the anon post with a response email to one of my personal domains thinking he was slick, which I scolded him for. I have always tried to remain a silent and humble supporter of the Domain Name sytem of the internet, so I wanted to make this statement so that the post did not seem like shameless self promotion.

    Keep up the good work, and thanks to everyone for their support and input!

    -Jothan Frakes
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    .eu Sunrise unlawful?
    by WIPOorgUK on Saturday July 17 2004, @01:01AM (#13977)
    User #3146 Info | http://wipo.org.uk/
    Nobody has yet explained why .eu Sunrise is not unlawful.

    Although the TLD open to ALL businesess in EU (with or without trademark) - Sunrise only allows those with trademark.

    We all know - many businesses share same or similar name or initials.

    Lawyers know - trademark cannot prevent similar named business, with different goods/service, conducting business lawfully.

    Can somebody please explain - how registry giving priority to trademark (so preventing other businesses getting their name) is not a violation of competition law.

    As shown - a trademark cannot be used for this purpose.

    Surely, the .eu registry is aiding and abetting them in overreach of trademark?
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    Vinton Cerf - "There is no market demand for TLDs"
    by Anonymous on Saturday July 17 2004, @02:44PM (#13980)
    Vinton Cerf, the Chairman of ICANN is telling
    people that there is no market demand for new
    TLDs. There is no point in wasting time on the .EU TLD. People might as well get used to the
    fact that .COM and .NET serve the commercial
    "community". If ICANN succeeds in destroying
    interest in .NET, then .COM will be it. The
    general public was never allowed to see a wide
    range of TLDs and therefore, their interest
    and demand has not developed. Now that their
    interest and demand has been suppressed, there
    is no more need for additional TLDs and ICANN.
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]


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