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Re: [wg-b] WIPO goes too far, and always has ...

At 10:58 29.10.99 -0700, Roeland M.J. Meyer wrote:
>Hello fellow ICANN/DNSO WG-B members;
>Here is yet another example of pro-trademark zealots going out of bounds.


>Making the Hosting Provider, or ISP, responsible for any part of content,
>that they currently have no control over, is the surest means to kill-off
>the Internet that I can think of.



I may be dumb, but I fail totally to see the relevance of this article to 
your argument, or to ICANN, or to WG-B.
Both the zealotry of the recording industry and the existence of sites that 
allow distribution of MP3-encoded material without the consent of the 
copyright holder, are well known.

But this has:

- No relevance to trademarks
- No relevance to domain names

I don't even think it's particularly relevant to the subject of hosting 
providers' responsibility for the content they host; this battle line is 
definitely a moving target.

                Harald A

Harald Tveit Alvestrand, Maxware, Norway