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    nominate nominet for nominuttiness
    by fnord (reversethis-{moc.oohay} {ta} {k2yorg}) on Tuesday June 21 2005, @01:42PM (#15650)
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    The Nominet ICANN comment direct link is here [icann.org]. There have been similarily boneheaded ICANN UDRP decisions so they probably don't need Nominet to give them lessons. One hopes the court will show an ounce of sense and reverse this, but that might be dependent on Nominet's clickwrap agreement. Abandon hope all ye who enter here.

    Hmmm, on further reading [timesonline.co.uk] the domain was registered just days after Apple applied for a trademark. On still further reading [uspto.gov], it isn't mentioned if that is a US or UK trademark, but the US trademark was applied for in 2001, almost a year after the domain was reportedly registered in 2000. The claimed first use was also in 2001. Perhaps someone can explain the Priority Date October 24, 2000 in Tess. Right now itunes.co.uk doesn't resolve. www.itunes.co.uk takes one to www.apple.com/uk/itunes/ [apple.com] Mebbe start an Apple boycott, particularily now that they're gonna go with Intel inside. How is think domain hijacking for a slogan? -g

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    Re:nominate nominet for nominuttiness
    by AmericaAtLarge on Wednesday June 22 2005, @10:23AM (#15662)
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    Another great example of big corporations using their overpaid lawyers to bully the little guy. I think the respondant should start a counter-suit and hold Apple liable for trademark infringement.

    Randy Glass
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    by fnord (reversethis-{moc.oohay} {ta} {k2yorg}) on Wednesday June 22 2005, @03:47PM (#15664)
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    I was hoping if your name showed up on Google you'd pay attention. I know, a faint hope, but...

    Assuming I have your attention, could you please explain the difference between Priority Date October 24, 2000

    and its latter first use in commerce. TIA. -g
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