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Re: [ga] Reuters: Net name dispute body gets first case
there's nothing like spreading around a liitle christmas cheer. So I
thought I'd drop this on the list so we could at least have some thread of
justice come to mind. More can be found at http://www.vw.net
here's the article.....
On Mon, 6 Dec 1999, William X. Walsh wrote:
> On 06-Dec-99 Ken Stubbs wrote:
> > gee thats funny...
> > i thought this was a dispute resolution between 2 parties who both
> > agreed to
> > it.
> > what has "support" got to do with it. are you suggesting that people
> > line up
> > and advocate on behalf of one party or the other with the dispute
> > resolution
> > provider.
> > maybe we ought to arbitrate it in the newspapers or in some list. . or
> > better yet lets put up a votebot and take a vote...
> > kinda like the old roman coliseum ... thumbs up or down !!!
> Many times, Ken, the only defense a small guy has against a big corporate
> attacker is the damage to the corporation's public image, and the best way
> to demonstrate to them is in the public support for the small guy's rights
> to his domain name.
> Case in point: Ajax.org, Pokey.org, Veronica.org (just to name a few).
> In a case I myself was involved in, the public pressure forced the company
> to deal with me from a much stronger position, and to compensate me for
> the time, good will, and effort that had gone into building a service
> around that domain.
> William X. Walsh - DSo Internet Services
> Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax:(209) 671-7934