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[wg-b] Re: Fw: Unfamous Names...
Very interesting suggestion. However, it seems both mathematical and
infinite to establish the list of unfamous names. As they are not
inherently limited by length, it would seem to be a never-ending list.
The list suggested to be worked on is merely a list of names already in
use by national bodies or likely to be accepted under the Paris Convention
rules (i.e. the basic reciprocal recognition tests). Obviously the
sophistications of later legislation/TRIPs etc. complicates the matter and
I am have no idea how US jurisdiction deals with the contradictions
between the international treaty obligations it has enforced and domestic
legislation, but it would seem appropriate to start with something that
might achieve international consensus.
I don't see how or why US domestic law can be used to regulate the
obligations of registrars worldwide, but I am waiting for some explanation
from Mr. Berryhill on that score.
In conclusion, the more the merrier. I'd still like an account from Harald
as to what happened in the official WIPO process, though, which might
prevent any waste of time.
Jim Fleming wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Jim Fleming <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <email@example.com>
> Cc: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; Richard J. Sexton <email@example.com>;
> <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <Dennis.Jennings@ucd.ie>; <email@example.com>;
> @quasar Internet Solutions, Inc. <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <email@example.com>;
> <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <email@example.com>
> Sent: Thursday, April 06, 2000 8:32 AM
> Subject: Unfamous Names...
> > @@@ http://www.dnso.org/wgroups/wg-b/Archives/msg00740.html
> > You might want to try to create a list of NON-famous names.
> > In my opinion, that is more useful. One might consider those
> > names to be dilluted and good choices for DLDs and TLDs.
> > Companies could claim that they do not want to be on such a list.
> > Here is a sample from the 11+ million COM names...
> > 17631 ONLINE
> > 12954 INC
> > 9558 NET
> > 9143 USA
> > 6092 GROUP
> > 5674 UK
> > 5142 WEB
> > 4903 TECH
> > 4678 E
> > 4613 IT
> > As for "famous names"...in cyber space, those seem to now
> > be the names between www. and .com that do not have a dash...
> > Jim Fleming
> > http://www.unir.com/images/architech.gif
> > http://www.unir.com/images/address.gif
> > http://www.unir.com/images/headers.gif
> > http://www.ntia.doc.gov/ntiahome/domainname/130dftmail/unir.txt
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