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Re: new.net: yet another dns namespace overlay play

  • From: David Schwartz
  • Date: Wed Mar 07 22:42:54 2001



> Personally, I would hope that the rules would be the same as if you were
> trying to start a new business or magazine with the name in the domain
> name (I am making no judgement on how close UDRP is to that ideal).  By
> that criteria, I am sure that if you tried to start a company or magazine
> named "Walmart Sucks" you would hear from their lawyers and they would be
> equally successful.

    Surely owning a domain is more like naming a book or magazine article
than naming a business. After all, businesses are not the only Internet
sites.

    DS







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