[comments-deletes] IP ownership issues...
Until some semblance of whether or not there is a an IP tie-in to a domain
name can be decided, ICANN's registrars must not be allowed to push the
revaluing of domain names by holding them off the market. Further the
concept of a Wait List is ludicrous if I own the IP itself. If I register
the IP as a part of my service mark and continue to use it in print then the
mark remains active and mine whether the Internet Only domain name is hot or
This means that once registered, no domain can be resold to anyone else
without an IP release against the domain name. This is one of the failings
of the DNS system and the One DNS Root schema currently in place.
ICANN is and will continue to be in the middle of this practice problem
since it is refusing to take any sides with regard to the ownership of IP
marques that it proffers through its publication agent, its registrars...