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RE: [wg-c] Compromise proposal
>Reaching agreement on what is "non-commercial" and why any category should
>have different procedures will take some thought and some time. For
>instance, many non profit organizations are non-commercial,but hold
>themselves out as public resources and engage in high profile lobbying
>activities, some for social causes, some for political, etc. Are those "non
>commercial, and therefore in a protected category? If so, why?
Because trademark and most intellectual property law is and should be
limited to commercial entities, pure and simple. Trademark does not
extend to non-commercial uses in the "real world" nor should it
infringe on speech rights on the Internet.