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    Re: Injunction issued against Neulevel .biz plan
    by challenge on Friday October 12 2001, @07:16AM (#2835)
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    I thought names that didn't have multiple applicants were awarded and started resolving on October 1st !!!!

    Something doesn't add up and as it happened before with Afilias, their estimates about disputed names are probably off on the lower end of the scale. Remember Afilias made a statement that only 10% of Sunrise registrations were fraudulently registered !!!!
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    Re: Injunction issued against Neulevel .biz plan
    by fnord (groy2kNO@SPAMyahoo.com) on Friday October 12 2001, @07:47PM (#2862)
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    ICANN has responded to the judges ruling with an advisory. It includes this jem:
    ICANN is particularly concerned that the judge's ruling applied California law to domain-name applications having no relation to California...
    Only those enamored of their own reflection in the ICANN black is white, fiat is consensus, topsy turvy house of mirrors could write, or read, this with a straight face. How this is somehow more threatening to internet stability than having some WIPO unelected/unimpeachable judge rule under the UDRP in some country that someone in another country should give up their domain name to someone quite often in a third country is left unexplained. See also CNET coverage here. -g
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    A question for the lawyers
    by alexander on Saturday October 13 2001, @12:02AM (#2866)
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    "plaintiffs were required to post a security bond of $1,600,000"

    Does that mean that the plaintiffs already have posted such a bond? Or does it mean that they have to? If they don't post this bond, what happens?

    I'm simply a bit surprised about the amount of money the plaintiffs are/must be able to deposit. How much money could the plaintiffs possibly win?
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    Re: Hmmmm
    by fnord (groy2kNO@SPAMyahoo.com) on Friday October 12 2001, @11:01AM (#2843)
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    How do you know they weren't registrants? Those 90% of posts (I think it was a bit lower) made up about 1% of useful content there. I think Christopher Ambler and IOD were treated atrociously by ICANN, but their supporters didn't do them any favors either. -g
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    Re: Injunction issued against Neulevel .biz plan
    by kodo (binaryloop@nospam.yahoo.com) on Friday October 12 2001, @11:50AM (#2847)
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    How do you know that it wasn't me? Or another person on the Net who supports Image Online Design's fight? Believe it or not there are a LOT of people out there who support IOD and what they stand for. Basically, they represent the little-guy, the common man, the underdog. NSI and ICANN represent the man, the aristocrats, the big money. Even if you don't have a vested interest in IOD you can still support their stuggle against ICANN.

    I have supported IOD since 1996 when I first heard about them. Why should there be only ONE company that offers Top Level Domains? Why did we have to stop at .com, .net, and .org ?

    That post reflected my feelings on the issue (even though I didn't post it!) So, I wouldn't be so quick to assume that IOD or members of their company are "trolling the message boards". They don't have to waste their breath to prove that ICANN, Afilias, and NeuLevel are incompetent -- they are doing a fine job on their own!

    And, if you really have something serious to say about it, why are you hiding behind and "Anonymous Coward" moniker instead of posting your true identity?

    - Kendall Dawson
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