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Re: [NANOG] Re: new.net: yet another dns namespace overlay play

  • From: Patrick Greenwell
  • Date: Thu Mar 08 04:56:48 2001

On Wed, 7 Mar 2001, Pim van Riezen wrote:

> > > Parody and criticism are protected under trademark law(although those
> > > rights are being eroded quickly.)
> >
> > No one has a sense of humor any more.  A lot of folks have had
> > <companyname>sucks.com taken away from them due to "trademark violations".
> 
> Which brings me to the interesting borderline case:
> 
>   companyname.sucks.com
> 
> Can WIPO take away hostname records?:)

SWIPO has been pretty good at taking everything else so far.






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