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international domain news

From: David Goldstein <goldstein_david§>
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2002 05:17:24 +1100 (EST)
NAIS Statement: "A Defining Moment for the At-Large and ICANN"
NAIS has issued a statement detailing some possible implementation
scenarios for the At-Large membership for the Board's consideration
at its upcoming meeting in Accra, Ghana. In particular, the statement
offers advice on how ICANN could implement such controversial (and,
in the opinion of NAIS, imperfect) policies as a membership fee for
voting rights and a reduction in the number of At-Large Board seats.

ICANN Warns Against Key Words Using 'Dots' (Newsbytes)
An Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) panel
this week urged private addressing companies not to sell Internet
keywords that mimic standard Internet addresses by using "dots" to
separate text.

ICANN Board Members Plan Washington Retreat (Newsbytes)
Directors of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
(ICANN) may discuss key upcoming policy decisions when they convene
here Saturday for a closed-door brainstorming "retreat," according to
ICANN officials.

Claim for the Domain Name (Mondaq)
Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc. v. Friends of Bill W and
Jimmy K 
Some surprise has been expressed in the media at the decision of a
panel of the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center on 28th December
2001 to deny the claim brought by AA for the transfer of the domain
name under the ICANN Uniform Domain Name
Dispute Resolution Policy. The panel came to this decision in spite
of the offer by the Respondent to sell the domain name via the third
party ( website and evidence to the effect that
the Respondent was attempting to hide his true identity. However, a
reading of the decision reveals the particular (and peculiar) facts
of the case that led the panel to its surprising conclusion.

AIM Drops '' Domain Name at Request of Courtenay
Communications (iMarketing News)
The Association for Interactive Marketing has dropped the domain name
"" at the request of Adrian Courtenay, president of
Courtenay Communications, who was concerned that the name was too
similar to that of "" affiliated with the
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