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    Did Jeff Davies find a legal loophole? | Log in/Create an Account | Top | 143 comments | Search Discussion
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    Re: Truth, lies and new tlds.
    by Anonymous on Saturday December 28 2002, @07:53AM (#10751)
    Beyond the legal issues, the issue is about basic right and wrong...about respect for customers...about the apparent failure of government and private interests to act responsibly and ethically...about the hiding behind the shields of double standards, liability disclaimers and proof of concept...about spin, abuse, power and greed. Largely preventable, the resulting abomination was a hard slap across the faces of both sunrise and landrush. Exposed, it remains a deplorable chapter in the history of Internet development. -verdict
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    Re: Truth, lies and new tlds.
    by Anonymous on Saturday December 28 2002, @08:37AM (#10753)
    ...generally the result of artificially restricting market place conditions....time tested and proven and the Internet invention does not change it as much people pulling the strings like to spew this type of drivel.
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    ICANN's failure to implement Agreements in public
    by Anonymous on Monday December 30 2002, @04:27AM (#10768)

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    Re: Truth, lies and registry/registrar responsibil
    by Anonymous on Monday December 30 2002, @10:25PM (#10776)
    There exists a need for reform among the domain purveyors. A registry and registrar "code of conduct" would be a good start.
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    Re: Truth, lies and new tlds.
    by Anonymous on Wednesday January 01 2003, @05:57AM (#10803)
    The overall impression from these examples is dismal. Just numbing.
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    Re: Truth, lies and new tlds.
    by Anonymous on Wednesday January 01 2003, @08:09PM (#10809)
    Afilias was clearly cognizant they had a serious problem on their hands by Aug. 15, 2001 and on that date issued a press release which included notice about "Afilias to Challenge Questionable Sunrise Registrations in .INFO". It would seem reasonable that should have put their family of fine registrars on notice not to accept any further questionable applications, especially those without a "credible pretense", ( credit to B.C.), of valid trademark information. Yet the "abomination", ( thanks again B.C. ), continued to roll on or out if you please. Like "Hal Lubsen, Afilias CEO, said, "It is unfortunate that some individuals have misused the Sunrise period in an attempt to abuse the process. However, Afilias is committed to doing its part to maintain the integrity of the .INFO domain...". 'Nuff said.
    p.s. Say, J.D, the address on that press release is NEWTOWN, PA.
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