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From: David Goldstein <goldstein_david§>
Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2002 19:09:55 +1000 (EST)
VeriSign still Slamming, Go Daddy lawsuit says
VeriSign Inc is still sending allegedly "deceptive" direct mail to
customers of rival domain name registrars, despite being enjoined
from doing so with one competitor, a "domain slamming" lawsuit filed
this week by Go Daddy Software Inc.

South Africa plans raid on ICANN domain
South Africa's parliament gave initial approval Friday to a law
designed to expand access to the Internet, but critics say it could
force the network to shut down in the country.

Internet 'meltdown' threats overstated
Fears that the Internet traffic could disappear into a black hole if
KPNQwest pulls the plug on its network are unfounded, according to
one industry expert at least.

Cloning ICANN
Single root, multiple ICANNs? That's the latest proposal from David
Johnson and Susan Crawford, entitled "ICANN 3.0" which you will find
below. (It's innovative, it's market driven, it follows the Internet
fashion of skipping version numbers....)

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.

The WIPO Standing Committee on the Law of Trademarks,
Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications (SCT) has
released its report on its recent meeting in Geneva.  The
report summarizes country positions on extending the UDRP to
trade names, personal names, country names, and geographic

Plot thickens in anti-spam case
A CHRISTIAN organisation has accused the company behind an anti-spam
lawsuit of using its IP addresses without permission.
The Swan Christian Education Centre claims its IP addresses - unique
four-part numbers used to identify computers on the internet - were
hijacked by Perth-based direct marketing firm T3 Direct.,7204,4467442%5e16123%5e%5enbv%5e,00.html - The Big Brand Sale
- New PCs, notebooks, digital cameras, phones and more ... Sale ends June 12
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