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    Class Action Alleges ICANN's .biz Is an Illegal Lottery | Log in/Create an Account | Top | 52 comments | Search Discussion
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    Re: Class Action Alleges ICANN's .biz Is an Illega
    by finee on Wednesday July 25 2001, @07:15AM (#1460)
    User #2781 Info | http://www.FineE.com
    The list of registrars being accused of running an illegal lottery is quite impresive. When one considers that this action only involves one state in one country, and many of these businesses operate worldwide the implications are well scary.

    There are however registrars that have not participated in the .biz lottery and consequently are not being being accused of running an illegal lottery.

    One of the registrars that is NOT named in this action is GKG (Global Knowledge Group) and after reading this article I must say I am very pleased to have chosen them as a regsitrar, for both my own domain registrations and the domain registrations I offer to the public as a reseller on my site www.FineE.com
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    Re: Class Action Alleges ICANN's .biz Is an Illega by finee
    Re: Class Action Alleges ICANN's .biz Is an Illega
    by finee on Wednesday July 25 2001, @01:16PM (#1463)
    User #2781 Info | http://www.FineE.com
    Sorry to dissapoint you but Tucows is on the list.

    If you are dealing with a Tucows reseller / affiliate that did not engage in this alleged illegal lottery you could still be affected. In fact I would concern myself here more with the registrar than the reseller / affiliate.

    Of course this is all speculation but you may wish to consider how a .com registrant with one of the registrars mentioned in the complaint would be affected if the court finds for the plaintiffs.

    Thank you very much for finding and posting this information. It makes for very interesting and revealing reading

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