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From: David Goldstein <goldstein_david§yahoo.com.au>
Date: Sun, 11 May 2003 22:46:34 +1000 (EST)
Tasmanian Government Loses AUDRP Decision - From BNA
Internet Law News
The Government of Tasmania, which launched an Australian
DRP case over discover-tasmania.com.au, has lost. A
three-member WIPO panel ruled that the government did not
prove that it had trademark rights in Discover Tasmania nor
of bad faith registration and use, though it declined to
issue a finding of reverse hijacking. Decision at

http://arbiter.wipo.int/domains/decisions/html/2003/dau2003-0001.html

Amended Preliminary injunction ruling in JK Harris v.
Taxes.com
Amended preliminary injunction ruling in the JK Harris v
Taxes.com case. The court amended the earlier ruling in
light of a motion to reconsider filed by EFF.

http://www.eff.org/IP/20030328_taxes-com_amended_prelim_injunc.php

Quest for Southafrica.com is a 'Waste' 
Clever or quirky internet addresses will do far more to
boost business and tourism than government can by spending
millions to acquire the disputed internet address
southafrica.com, says a leading player in the internet
industry.
 http://allafrica.com/stories/200305060541.html
 http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/6/30575.html

Registered domain - lost job
A lawyer in auditing company PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
lost his job after having registered dnbnor.no as a domain
name on the Internet.

http://www.nettavisen.no/servlets/page?section=1706&item=266039

Think before using domain name dispute resolution
(registration req'd)
Trade mark owners should be aware of the implications for
their public relations of starting a domain name case.

http://www.legalmediagroup.com/default.asp?Page=1&SID=12435&CH=5&CN=&CountryName=&Type=News

Tina Dam and Karen Lentz Join ICANN as Chief gTLD Registry
Liaison and gTLD Registry Liaison
ICANN is pleased to announce that Tina Dam and Karen Lentz
have joined ICANN as Chief gTLD Registry Liaison and gTLD
Registry Liaison.

http://www.icann.org/announcements/announcement-06may03.htm

The At-Large Advisory Committee welcomes the opportunity to
submit comments on the two issues on the table regarding
new gTLDs:
1. Criteria for introduction of a limited number of
sponsored gTLDs as part of the Board's "proof of concept"
initial round of TLD additions
2. Whether to structure the evolution of the generic top
level namespace in if so, how to do so.
 http://forum.icann.org/mail-archive/alac/msg00253.html

Operation of Root Name Servers presentation to GAC in Rio

http://www.root-servers.org/presentations/rootops-gac-rio.pdf

Public Summary of Reports Provided Under Cooperative
Research and Development Agreement CN-1634 Between the
Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers and the
United States Department of Commerce

http://www.icann.org/general/crada-report-summary-14mar03.htm
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