international domain news

international domain news

From: David Goldstein <goldstein_david§>
Date: Fri, 1 Mar 2002 04:48:48 +1100 (EST)
From Quicklinks
Commission welcomes European Parliament's endorsement of '.eu'
Internet domain name (RAPID) 
The European Commission welcomes the adoption by the European
Parliament, in its second reading, of its Recommendation on the draft
Regulation to implement the '.eu' Internet top-level domain, allowing
European citizens, organisations and businesses to have '.eu'
web-site and e-mail addresses. The '.eu' Regulation is expected to be
adopted very soon at a forthcoming Council of Ministers meeting. Also
in French and German.|0|RAPID&lg=EN&display=
Erkki Liikanen Member of the European Commission, responsible for
Enterprise and the Information Society "Comments on .eu" Press
Conference Brussels, 28 February 2002.|0|RAPID&lg=EN&display=

If ICANN Can't, Who Should? (Wired)
The imbroglio began late Sunday, when the president of the Internet
Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers candidly admitted that the
group's experiment in global online democracy had been a loser of an
idea. His language was blunt: "Flawed from the beginning ... noble
but deeply unrealistic ... fatally flawed.",1283,50670,00.html

A Second Bite at the Apple: Domain Name Registrants Can Use
Anticybersquatting Statute to Reverse UDRP Proceeding (Mondaq)
In a case of first impression, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals
for the First Circuit has ruled that the Anticybersquatting Consumer
Protection Act (the "ACPA") gives a domain name registrant the right
to seek injunctive relief to regain a domain name which was lost to a
trademark owner in a proceeding under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute
Resolution Policy (the "UDRP"). As a result of the court's decision
in Sallen v. Corinthians Licenciamentos LTDA, some of the issues
surrounding the interplay between the ACPA and the UDRP, anticipated
by our June 2, 2000 Internet Alert, have now been resolved by at
least one court.

Watchdogs denounce ICANN revamp (Boston Globe)
Public interest groups and other Internet watchdogs yesterday
denounced a proposal that would give the world's governments a
greater say in how the Internet is run.

Se duplican las demandas por registros ilegales de nombres de dominio
Según la Organización Mundial de la Propiedad Intelectual (OMPI), el
número de demandas por registros ilegales de nombres de dominio se ha
duplicado en el último trimestre de 2001 por la introducción de siete
nuevos nombres genéricos y se espera un aumento aún mayor con la
introducción de las denominaciones plurilingües.

Wrestlers Battle On After Losing Appeal To Keep (Newsbytes)
World Wrestling Federation Entertainment has lost a rematch in an
international dispute with the World Wildlife Fund over the use of
the initials "WWF" on its marketing material and in its Internet
domain name.

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