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Re: [nc-org] Re: [council] Suggestion re .org TF report


Wasn't this already in our text? All names would be transferable?

M.

On Tue, 18 Dec 2001, at 21:25 [=GMT-0500], Ken Stubbs wrote:

> I would strongly agree here !
> 
> there has to be provisions to insure that in the event of mergers or
> acquisitions, the survivor or acquiring entity  has the right to transfer
> ownership rights in the service contract to themselves with the assurance
> that  the character of the domain does not change (I.e. retention of
> "grandfather rights").
> 
> it would seem to me that there are adequate precedents in law to help mold
> policies & guidelines to cover this situation..
> 
> ken stubbs
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Cade,Marilyn S - LGA" <mcade@att.com>
> To: "'Milton Mueller'" <Mueller@syr.edu>; <council@dnso.org>;
> <ck@nic.museum>
> Cc: <philip.sheppard@aim.be>
> Sent: Tuesday, December 18, 2001 7:41 PM
> Subject: RE: [council] Suggestion re .org TF report
> 
> 
> Milton, I need more information about "let's not go there".
> 
> When companies do a merger, they will need to transfer names.  Grandfathered
> names will be included in that.    Personally, having read the newspapers
> recently, I might suspect that companies holding famous and well known
> brands are engaged in mergers and acquisitions...they often hold a few
> .orgs.  They will/may expect to transfer them to the new entity.
> 
> I didn't understand the "let's not go there" comment and need clarification.
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Milton Mueller [mailto:Mueller@syr.edu]
> Sent: Tuesday, December 18, 2001 12:28 PM
> To: mcade@att.com; council@dnso.org; ck@nic.museum
> Cc: philip.sheppard@aim.be
> Subject: RE: [council] Suggestion re .org TF report
> 
> 
> Yes, Marilyn, the problem of transferring authority over a
> name during a merger - or those who choose to sell it, which
> happens for perfecty legitimate reasons all the time  are
> but two of the reasons why "restrictions with
> grandfathering" raises a hornet's nest of problems.
> Let's not go there.
> 
> >>> "Cade,Marilyn S - LGA" <mcade@att.com> 12/18/01 07:25AM >>>
> Cary, Grant is traveling and may not have seen this. I will communicate with
> him on the BC input, but wanted to provide a short note to the TF on this
> issue in the event he isn't online.
> 
> I believe that grandfathered names would have to be transferred in the event
> of mergers, takeovers, etc. since the website would probably transfer to the
> new entity.
> 
> I will ask for some feedback from within the BC and will consult with Grant
> re BC input.
> 
> 
> 



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