[linux-elitists] ICANN frenzy!

Mr.Bad mr.bad@pigdog.org
Mon Mar 5 12:52:36 PST 2001


>>>>> "JZ" == Joakim Ziegler <joakim@ximian.com> writes:

    JZ> I think it might be a good idea for ICANN to prevent
    JZ> commercial, for-profit entities from registering .org domains
    JZ> in the future (and perhaps evicting them from .org domains
    JZ> over a 5 year period, for instance).

Justify that.

    JZ> It would definitely enlarge the namespace.

It would ENLARGE the NAMESPACE?! How so, Kemosabe?

    JZ> A policy saying .org domains can't infringe your trademark
    JZ> because it's a non-profit would also help a lot.

Hey, I'll back that. "We will not buckle under like spineless cowards
to every IP lawyer with a trademark issue."

    JZ> But I'm probably hoping for too much.

What kind of elitist are you, man?

~Mr. Bad

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