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From: David Goldstein <goldstein_david§>
Date: Sat, 1 Jun 2002 07:39:23 +1000 (EST)
Critics Say ICANN Should Compete For Net Governance Duties
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)
should be forced to compete for the right to continue managing the
Internet's global addressing system, a group of influential public
interest groups said today.

Cannibals in cyberspace 
The issue of Internet governance has all the appeal of a rare
intestinal disease and less political clout than an orphan drug.
There is no Julia Roberts waiting in the wings to testify before
Congress on behalf of democratic values in cyberspace. So as the
private body tasked with overseeing the stability of the Internet
hovers on the brink of disaster it comes as no surprise that few are
aware of the situation and that even fewer care.

Many Dot-Name Domains Break The Rules - Study (Newsbytes)
Thousands of recently registered "dot-name" domains violate
regulations governing the new Web addresses, according to a study
released today.
Edelman's study of dot-name registrations is on the Web at .

VeriSign Tells Staff To Take A Vacation 
Employees of Internet addressing and security giant VeriSign Inc.
will go on vacation this summer, whether they want to or not, as the
company cuts costs.

In a case that may be seen as a response to the much-cited
Telstra decision which found that no use can be bad faith
use, a WIPO UDRP panelist has declined to transfer and after finding that the
registrant, listed as Ingredients Among Modern Microwaves,
had not used the domain in any fashion and therefore there
was no evidence of bad faith use.  The panelist also noted
that the complainant, Ingram Micro, already owns the dot-com
version of its name, so the registrations did not prevent
the company from reflecting its trademark in a corresponding
domain name.  Decision at - The Big Brand Sale
- New PCs, notebooks, digital cameras, phones and more ... Sale ends June 12
Received on Fri Oct 03 2003 - 00:00:00 UTC

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