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    Re: Unix.org reverse-hijacked
    by Anonymous on Friday July 12 2002, @11:01AM (#7824)
    I disagree with your analogy, as condemption requires not just seizure and forfeiture of assets, (which UDRP uses) BUT COMPENSATION for the harm to property rights that the state was forced to inflict. If this domain name was a farm as needed a subway -- the farmer would be rich. If it was a boat with cocaine dribbling off the gunwales, the owner would be NOT compensated for the drug smuggling boat being taken away.
    Ah. But. Imagine a world where judges are paid on a per case basis -- and thus at the mercy of the market forces. (Nobody runs around paying people not to sue them, eh?) Now imagine the worst of those judges saying things like "you have a child, sir, and that child might grow up to abuse drugs and might one day board your boat with pot in his bloodstream, so your boat is forfeit! Don;t question me, I am the JUSTICE here, as your FUTURE crime suffices for asset forfeiture! I see in your eyes the lack of character that only a man about to lose a boat can show! (*Classically, the judge would stop to eat, be very obese, self absorbed, think that he was doing hard and useful work, and complain about how the people do not understand that his iron fist is the glue that holds society together. I picture a 19th century accent and a concern for actual justice rivaled only by the Mongol justices in early conquered Russia.)
    One can only predict that these Justice of the Impound would be as popular with the boat auctioneer people who pay him for casework, well, as a sole panelist in UDRP must be with a chronic domain name reversejackers who underwrite the UDRP forfeiture industry.
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