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RE: [wg-b] Points of agreement

Thank you Harald,

It is a well written and concise set of key points. I agree with you, as I
also agree with the points ... 100%.

> It seems universally agreed that:
> - Famous marks are not defined to the point where one can
> make a list of them.
>    Existence proof: The list doesn't exist.
> - Exclusions have to be applied mechanically, or they would
>    a) increase the cost of registrations by requiring human judgment
>    b) unacceptably increase the liability of registrars/registries
> - Exclusions of all instances of a famous mark as a substring
> in a domain
>    name will exclude names that a court would not uphold the
> exclusion of.
>    (existence point: tenNISSANdiego. Example point: i-hate-oreos)
> If these 3 points are agreed, I think we're moving slightly forward.
>                                 Harald A
> --
> Harald Tveit Alvestrand, EDB Maxware, Norway
> Harald.Alvestrand@edb.maxware.no