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Re: ICANN - The Case for Replacing its Management

  • From: John Palmer (NANOG Acct)
  • Date: Wed Feb 27 03:53:59 2002

So you support limiting TLDs to make lawyer's lives easier?

Now I've heard it all.

----- Original Message -----
From: "BrandonButterworth" <brandon@rd.bbc.co.uk>
To: <nanog@merit.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, February 27, 2002 2:34 AM
Subject: Re: ICANN - The Case for Replacing its Management


>
> > The bottom line is that expanding the name space with additional TLDs
> > solves this problem. Then "Two (or more) companies don't *HAVE* to fight
> > for identical flat space" - because they are each given unique space.
Duh!
>
> That was nice until someone decided that they're really trade marks and
> caused legal people to run around registering in each TLD (you have to
> collect them all or you're not defending your mark), after that new
> TLDs were just a license to print money. What a waste.
>
> brandon
>





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