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

  • From: Patrick Greenwell
  • Date: Thu Mar 08 12:09:01 2001

On Thu, 8 Mar 2001, William Allen Simpson wrote:

> > > Look at those dates.  A race to the registrar, by mere days, clearly
> > > designed to prevent the city from using the .com domain.
> > 
> > What exactly are you talking about? The domain had been registered
> > since 1996, and the site had been in operation since 1997.
> > 
> Perhaps you missed the findings of fact:
> 
> February 21, 1996: Barcelona.com 
> 
> March 5, 1996: 42 registrations by Barcelona City.
>
> 
> One wonders, how did Ms. Concepcio Riera Llena know that the city was
> about to embark on trademark registrations and a network presence?  

Someone registers a domain name prior to a city receiving trademark
registrations, so they obviously are doing it with intent and knowledge
that the city is applying for trademarks? 

Wow, you are really out there now.

I too am done with this thread, as you are so far from reality it doesn't
warrant further discussion with you.








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