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    No restrictions on trademark business
    by WIPOorgUK on Wednesday December 25 2002, @10:46PM (#10718)
    User #3146 Info | http://wipo.org.uk/
    Thank you again Rachel.

    What many people fail to realise is that there is no restrictions on trademark business.

    Apple Computers can still use apple.com - just redirected to the identifier - apple.computer.us.reg !

    It gives additional directory function when entered directly.

    This is just to give absolutely certainty as to the trademark owner.

    This 'consumer confusion' is just a bull* excuse used in UDRP to take domain from lawful owner.

    Corporations have no desire at all to prevent confusion on the Internet - they just wish illegal dominance of it.

    I have no doubt that Apple Computers would like apple.[everything] in every TLD.

    Caterpillar tractors have even claimed 'cat' is 'their' trademark on the Internet - even though hundreds of trademarks use the word 'cat' - in US alone.

    Not one person has ever gave reasoned argument as to why authorities should be aiding and abetting corporations to violate Trademark and Competition Law.
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    P.S. It is Garry Anderson :-)
    by WIPOorgUK on Wednesday December 25 2002, @11:18PM (#10719)
    User #3146 Info | http://wipo.org.uk/
    To quote a disgraced fallen god, "The Internet IS for everyone - but it won't be unless WE make it so."


    Rachel - this could be a pivotal time in history - and not just for the Internet.

    People should not let governments get away with telling HALF-TRUTHS to decieve them.

    I believe SPIN is the greatest danger to democracy.

    How can people make informed opinion, if they are misled and not all salient facts are explained to them?
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    You have yet to answer or
    by WIPOorgUK on Thursday December 26 2002, @08:09AM (#10731)
    User #3146 Info | http://wipo.org.uk/
    You have yet to answer or explain why it is severely flawed - have you coward.
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