internet news - 30/1

internet news - 30/1

From: David Goldstein <goldstein_david§yahoo.com.au>
Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2002 04:43:36 +1100 (EST)
EP Committee wants to amend '.EU' Regulation (Euractiv.com)
The European Parliament's Industry Committee adopted a recommendation
for the EP plenary to amend the draft Regulation on the
implementation of the .EU top level domain name.  
 http://www.euractiv.com/cgi-bin/cgint.exe/?1100=1&204&OIDN=1502879
 http://www.euractiv.com/ndbtext/infosoc/doteu25jan2002.rtf

Neverflysaa.com: Does SAA Have a Case? (allAfrica.com)
South African Internet attorneys report that South African Airways'
threat to take a disgruntled passenger to court could result in a
complex legal wrangle.
The case arises from an annoyed SAA passenger, Vernon E Six of Texas,
who has built a Web site (www.neverflySAA.com) to air his views on
the alleged poor service of the airline.
 http://allafrica.com/stories/200201290528.html

VeriSign Revamps Choice Dot-Com Names Sale Plan (Newsbytes)
Internet addressing giant VeriSign Global Registry Services has
unveiled a revamped version of its controversial plan to redistribute
some of the most appealing dot-com domain names as they expire.
 http://www.newsbytes.com/news/02/174040.html

WIPO arbitration on neo-nazi use of domain names (ICANNWatch)
Der Spiegel reports (in German) that WIPO has handed over the domain
names bundesinnenministerium.com, verfassungschutz.org to the German
government.
 http://www.icannwatch.org/article.php?sid=531

US-Neonazi muss Web-Adressen abtreten (Der Spiegel)
Gerhard Lauck, selbst ernannter Oberführer der "NSDAP/AO", wurde von
der Wipo abgewatscht: Irreführende Adressen wie
"bundesinnenministerium.com" wird es bald nicht mehr geben. Mit
Geschick gelang es Otto Schily, eine US-Adresse stillzulegen.
 http://www.spiegel.de/netzwelt/politik/0,1518,179467,00.html

Sex.com Loser Claims Poverty (Wired)
The man who took credit for turning the domain name Sex.com into a
multimillion-dollar porn empire now says he is too poor to afford
toilet paper. 
In a motion filed in federal court this week, Stephen Michael Cohen,
the former operator of the website Sex.com, asked a judge to set
aside a ruling requiring him to pay $65 million in damages to the
site's current owner. 
 http://www.wired.com/news/business/0,1367,50104,00.html


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