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    Re: aim5.com
    by fnord (groy2kNO@SPAMyahoo.com) on Monday July 08 2002, @08:20AM (#7711)
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    Adrian, you can't end discussion here, that's not the way this internet thing works.

    For those new to all this and wondering about aim5.com, Adrian registered it, then lost it through a NAF decision here. The same case also involved the domain names:

    aolinternetcafe.com
    aolcybercafe.com
    aolnetcafe.com

    Adrian effectively admitted to the panel that the latter three were confusingly similar. Adrian had previously unsuccessfully attempted to get $5000 from AOL for the names, so in addition to being an admitted cybersquatter (by even a conservative definition), a liar, and ICANNWatch troll, he is an extortionist.

    Adrian also lost a NAF decision here regarding:

    instant.messenger.name and
    aim5.instantmesenger.name

    That panel wrote:

    Furthermore, the Respondent expressly concedes that not only do the contested domain names not meet the .NAME Eligibility Requirements but moreover it has no rights to retain these names.
    Having admitted he is at fault in the case of 5 of these 6 names (which pretty much dooms any chance of legal success on the sixth), he now comes here and denies any fault in any of his actions. So is he lying now, or was he lying to the panels? Sorry, that was a trick question, the answer is both. -g
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