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RE: [wg-b] ICANN Election Results

> From: Harald Alvestrand [mailto:Harald@alvestrand.no]
> Sent: Monday, October 16, 2000 12:18 AM
> At 11:32 12/10/2000 -0400, John Berryhill Ph.D. J.D. wrote:
> >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:
> Karl Auerback also left the DNSO General Assembly mailing 
> list because he 
> thought it inappropriate to introduce rules that could be 
> used to deny Joe 
> Baptista the right to use the list to insult other people.
> The fact that he got elected to the ICANN board does not mean 
> that he is 
> always right.

But, it does mean that a fair number of folks agree with him.