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Re: [wg-b] Position Papers
> Removing a non-dictionary term
> from the domain space will generally not interfere with the communicative
> value of the Internet.
I beg to disagree. Even a word like oreos or Coca-Cola have noncommercial
uses and legitimate comparative advertising uses that people may want and
need to reflect in domain names. Should another contaminated batch of
Coca-Cola be released (as per Europe a number of months back), a website
about do-not-drink-coca-cola.org with a list of the batch numbers of
contaminated product would be appropriate and legal under trademark law.
Similarly, a concern about oreos might be reflected in a domain name such as
oreo-lovers.org or hydrox-versus-oreo-compare.com.