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    Sun's Lawyers Threaten Registrars -- Say .biz IP rules not good enough | Log in/Create an Account | Top | 12 comments | Search Discussion
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    The sun doesn't revolve around Sun?
    by dtobias (dan@tobias.name) on Thursday August 30 2001, @01:18AM (#2060)
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    Interestingly, the Neulevel chairman recently wrote a Chicago Tribune editorial touting .biz, and its headline was "The sun doesn't revolve around '.com'". Does this infringe on the "highly valuable trademark, trade name, common law and domain name rights" of Sun Microsystems?

    Incidentally, these phrases "The sun doesn't revolve around..." are senseless. The sun doesn't revolve around anything, except that over a period of many millions of years it makes a slow revolution around the center of the Milky Way Galaxy. What the headline author was probably thinking about is the Earth revolving around the Sun, as Copernicus and Galileo found to be the case instead of the other way around.
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    Re: The sun doesn't revolve around Sun?
    by dtobias (dan@tobias.name) on Thursday August 30 2001, @01:33AM (#2061)
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    And I suppose all of the new TLDs that have a "sunrise period" are infringing on Sun's trademark rights too.
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