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From: David Goldstein <goldstein_david§>
Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2003 22:59:39 +1100 (EST)
In new twist, feds seize Internet domain names
Federal agents routinely seize property allegedly used in
the commission of a crime, anything from a drug dealer's
car or speedboat to a hacker's computer.

AU company falls foul of domain name controversy
A new company hoping to become a domain name reseller has
angrily defended itself against an auDA consumer alert
issued today warning customers to be wary of the company.,2000024981,20272570,00.htm

Panel rejects new .au domains
The body charged with recommending second-level domain
(2LD) names such as and has rejected
several proposals, with likely lack of user interest a key
reason in many cases.,2000024981,20272560,00.htm

Ruling may affect disputed domains
Americans who own Internet domains that criticize
corporations or use their trademarks received a surprise
legal boost on Tuesday, thanks to a ruling by the U.S.
Supreme Court. In a 9-0 decision, the justices effectively
narrowed the scope of a federal trademark law that
frequently is invoked in spats over domain names. The
effect is to make it more difficult for trademark owners to
win lawsuits over alleged infringements of their
intellectual property rights.

ICANN Rio de Janeiro Meeting Topic: Inter-Registrar
Transfers of Domain-Name Registrations

Call for Suggestions for ccTLD Delegates to Nominating
To the ccTLD community: ICANN's reform process has resulted
in adoption of a Nominating Committee mechanism for
selection of qualified candidates to ICANN's Board of
Directors (8 seats), the At-Large Advisory Committee (5
seats), and the GNSO Council (3 seats). (When the
Country-Code Names Supporting Organization is formed, three
of its eighteen members will also be selected by the
Nominating Committee.)

CENTR About the Administration of the Internet Domain Name

Amazon gets go-ahead to sell domain names Inc. may soon be selling domain names along with
its cache of books, music, clothing and other sundry

CIRA 2003 Board Elections
CIRA will soon hold the annual election for three of the
twelve members of CIRA’s Board of Directors. This election
will take place on-line at CIRA’s website and by faxed

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