Re: [registrars] Fw: [council] GAC and country name reservations
well "reacted", i fully agree
On 28 Sep 01, at 14:03, Paul M. Kane wrote:
> The issue one should highlight is that it is futile to have protection measures
> that have not been thought through. WIPO say it is too complicated to address
> at this time, GAC and ICANN "protect" ISO-3166-1 "ENGLISH" names, yet each
> language has a unique (and different) name for each country in the world....
> A silly idea....... ill thought through ..... but they will realise that soon
> enough. Governments are good at international negotiations and if they want to
> take action they should ratify an International Treaty (then they would realise
> in their own space that itis futile)... and leave ICANN to focus on its narrow
> remit of technical co-ordination of names and numbers.