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    Re: WIPO arbitration on neo-nazi use of domain nam
    by michael (froomkin@lawUNSPAM.tm) on Wednesday January 30 2002, @02:34AM (#4762)
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    I don't see this as an extra-territoriality case. The "legitimate interests" should always be measured by the law of the forum of the registrant. Any other rule makes the UDRP an end-run around courts rather than the 'quicker, cheaper' COPY it was supposed to be. (This is because only the home state forum would have personal jurisdiciton over the registrant; no other court should take the case.)
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    Re: WIPO arbitration on neo-nazi use of domain nam by michael
    Re: WIPO arbitration on neo-nazi use of domain nam
    by fnord (groy2kNO@SPAMyahoo.com) on Friday February 01 2002, @03:13PM (#4790)
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    1. I think it's still Michael. :)

    2. Respondent Gary Lauck, AKA the Farmbelt Fuhrer, resides in Nebraska, USA. I gave a link to one of his .biz URL's elsewhere on this thread. He uses many other URL's (they're called doorway pages in the trade and are submitted to rank highly in search engines when different terms are searched on). Other recent examples include auschwitz.biz and hitlerwasright.info. From any of them you are directed to his main site where you can see just what a sick puppy he is. Some coverage of the story is available from ZDNet.

    3. I don't think it was an excellent decision, I do think it was the correct one based on UDRP rules and past precedents, which is damning with faint praise. -g

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