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Re: new.net

  • From: richb
  • Date: Thu Mar 08 17:12:44 2001

Adrian Chadd wrote:
> Whats international trademark+patent arrangements say about this?
> See, .com is not all US-registered, and so if you were going to do
> something like this, where do non-US people fit in here?

I think that's precisely the issue at hand.  How does one administer a
global flat name-space, given the lack of any global entity with the
authority to do so?

Right now, lawyers get paid big bucks by international firms to protect
a trademark or company name in a multitude of jurisdictions.

-rich





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