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[wg-b] Cost of backing out a registration
At 12:13 24.09.99 -0400, DEUTSCH, SARAH B. wrote:
>After paying the bucks, few domain name holders would voluntarily
>relinquish their domain name registrations. They would still wait for the
>trademark owner to come after them and sue.
Balancing a 70-dollar loss against a potential 10.000-dollar loss (legal
fees, even if you win the case) may make a few people take the small but
That's also a form of pre-publication censorship of speech, and a form of
reverse domain name hijacking, which I'm sure some people will love to
It's MUCH more expensive after the business cards have been printed.
Harald Tveit Alvestrand, Maxware, Norway