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    Re:Pointer to my own response from May of this yea
    by dtobias (dan@tobias.name) on Friday November 05 2004, @06:44AM (#14426)
    User #2967 Info | http://domains.dan.info/

    I do not understand why you would want to make individual items part of the structure? At the moment all I have to remember is the company name of the website I am searching for, then .com or .co.uk as I am in the UK.

    Elegant, easy, simple, logical.
    ...unless the site you're searching for is nonprofit, in which case .org and .org.uk would be more appropriate.
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    Re:Pointer to my own response from May of this yea by dtobias
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    Not logic - but intellectual vacuity
    by WIPOorgUK on Monday November 08 2004, @02:26AM (#14429)
    User #3146 Info | http://wipo.org.uk/
    "I do not understand why you would want to make individual items part of the structure? At the moment all I have to remember is the company name of the website I am searching for, then .com or .co.uk as I am in the UK. Elegant, easy, simple, logical."

    Sorry guys - your logic is most definately wrong.

    As you know - most companies share the same words with others.

    e.g. "Apple" used by many - including computer, tobacco, music companies.

    Like I say on WIPO.org.uk - "It is legally used by thousands of businesses - large and small all over the world. Indeed, it is impossible that they all register themselves as trademarks - they are bound to conflict with many others, being confusingly similar. In my local phone book alone, there are at least five using this word - two garages (seems not connected), a car centre, fruit growers and a decorating firm."

    So - with all these countries (with billions of people and millions of businesses) - will reducing the legal address to one/two words (or a few initials) for the use of trademarks be the act of:

    (a) Intelligent persons.
    (b) Lobotomised monkeys (vacuous of even basic monkey intellect).
    (c) Corrupt individuals trying to give control of DNS to corporations.

    Perhaps you have your own explanation - but all the evidence provides conclusive proof of the answer being (c) - corrupt individuals trying to give control of DNS to corporations.
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