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[wg-b] ICANN Election Results

Dear (former) WG-B Members:

I think the election of Karl Auerbach, a signatory to the ORSC appendix to
the wg-b final report, to the ICANN board, shows that despite all of the
criticisms of traditional remedial approaches to trademark disputes, and of
the strategy of devaluing cybersquatting by dramatically increasing the
supply of TLDs, they remain the best solutions available:


"At a debate among the North American candidates, Auerbach was outspoken in
his criticism of ICANN, saying it was an organization he 'wouldn't trust for
anything.' Auerbach also said that he would seek to get ICANN out of making
trademark policy and would support adding tens of thousands of new top-level

--The Industry Standard