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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 Tveit Alvestrand, Maxware, Norway