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[wg-b] Renamed from Formal Vote

Michael Palage said:

>Third, for those ballots that are submitted publicly
>to the list, I ask that participants refrain from directly responding to the
>ballot posts because it will make my job of manually counting the ballots
>more difficult. Therefore, if someone feels strongly about the comments
>provided by a participant they are encouraged to submit a new posting to the
>list using a different subject header.
Nevertheless there were almost immediately two posts to the listserv using
the Formal Vote subject line.

Michael Palage does everyone on this list a great service by moderating it.
Let's please show our appreciation by reading the instructions.

Eileen Kent

At 10:30 AM 10/21/99 +0200, Mark R Measday wrote:
>Either you are being mischievious or disingenuous with the binary logic of
>questions. They do not cover the full range of possibilities equally or
>Suppose an IP-holder and famous mark wished to have the WIPO suggestions
>modo implemented by ICANN. (This is not a far-fetched possibility for non-US
>famous marks). This is not A, as the process is by and large determined,
this is
>not B, unless you understand WIPO to be implemented law, C or D. I feel you
>should include another option which recognises that it is ICANN's role to
>with other responsible institutions to effect a reasonably compromised
>taking account of existing conventions such as TRIPS and Paris, but extending
>them to the new IP areas. It is not an either/or in a multilateral problem.
>I hoipe I am not being too ingenuous.
>"Michael D. Palage" wrote:
>> Voting is scheduled to end on Monday midnight EST.
>> Please do _not_ edit the ballot beyond indicating your choice with an X in
>> between the appropriate brackets "[]".
>> [Please identify the constituency group, if any, that you are representing]
>> [] ccTLD Constituency
>> [] gTLD Constituency
>> [] Registrars Constituency
>> [] Intellectual Property Constituency
>> [] Commercial and Business Entities Constituency
>> [] ISPs and Connectivity Providers
>> [] Non-commercial Domain Name Holder Constituency
>> [] I do not represent any Domain Name Supporting Organization, I am
>> participating in an individual capacity
>> [Please identify your region of citizenship (not residence)]
>> [] North America
>> [] Asia/Australia/Pacific
>> [] Europe
>> [] Latin and S. America
>> [] Latin America/Caribbean Islands
>> [] Africa
>> [Please select ONE of the options listed below]
>> [] Option A - Some type of mechanism, yet to be determined, is necessary in
>> connection with famous trademarks and the operation of the Domain Name
>> System.
>> [] Option B - ICANN should not implement any mechanism for the
protection of
>> famous marks, because other mechanisms are adequate
>> [] Option C - ICANN should not implement any mechanism for the
protection of
>> famous marks, because it exceeds the scope of ICANN's authority
>> [] Option D - Both Option B & C
>> [] Option E - I choose to abstain from the voting process at this time
>> (Comments should be limited to 1 or 2 paragraphs)
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