Re: [ga] FYI: General Counsel 2nd WLS analysis
Thursday, August 22, 2002, 5:09:19 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com> wrote:
ehtc> Can we really legislate technology development? Or do you think a judge
ehtc> can help?
ehtc> Me thinks perhaps just the small "simpleton" techies in my office can route
ehtc> around the problem you describe here. It seems that even as dumb as I am
ehtc> "i call the systems robotics for some stupid reason" we can prevent such
ehtc> problems even if they implement WLS.
ehtc> Now if you are talking of a private individual user that does not
ehtc> understand such things that is different.
ehtc> How do we protect the truly ignorant?, and by that I mean those without
ehtc> specialized knowledge that do not seek advice. I am afraid no one in this
ehtc> fora has even suggested a solution to that question.
ehtc> At a certain point we must go Caveat Emptor.
ehtc> (to latin hesitant, buyer beware)
ehtc> Hey you got a solution for my dotcommoners? Oops, we don't register names
ehtc> under our own name, we go to lawyers and Doctors and Stockbrockers and ISPs
ehtc> for professional services.
ehtc> WLS is a red herring - the pros can beat it and amateurs have no business
ehtc> in dotCOM.
ehtc> (actually I am playing the role of antagonist without full conviction, my
ehtc> mental jury is still out)
ehtc> George Kirikos wrote:
>> Comparing WLS to something like the .name optional e-mail system is a
>> joke. By its very nature, WLS trumps competition. When the General
>> Counsel of ICANN is engaging in this kind of "stretch" to justify WLS,
>> things don't look good. Time to get the lawyers ready, methinks....
>> George Kirikos
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