domain name news - 20 May

domain name news - 20 May

From: David Goldstein <goldstein_david§>
Date: Mon, 24 May 2004 00:00:27 +1000 (EST)
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au: Domain Names tries another mail-out
An internet registration business that was taken to court
this year for misleading and deceptive conduct is again
invoicing businesses for a service most did not realise
they were getting.

ICANN wins round in Internet suit
A federal judge hands VeriSign a preliminary setback in its
dispute with the Net regulators over proposed new features
in .com and .net addresses.,7204,9603829%5e16123%5e%5enbv%5e,00.html

ICANN Posts Proposed FY 2004-05 Budget (PDF)
In accordance with Article XVI, Section 4 of the ICANN
Bylaws, ICANN today posted its Proposed Budget for fiscal
year 2004-05. The proposed budget was developed through a
series of comprehensive consultations with ICANN
constituencies, the Budget Advisory Group, and the ICANN
Board Finance Committee. The final budget, to be adopted at
ICANN's Board meeting in Kuala Lumpur on 23 July 2004, is
subject to additional Budget Advisory Group and Finance
Committee reviews and to public comment. Update: To submit
comments on the Proposed Budget, please email

WSIS: West urged to share Internet governance
Last December, thousands of politicians and technology
experts converged on Geneva for the first of two World
Summits on the Information Society (WSIS). Several years in
the making, the WSIS was envisioned as a new forum for the
digital age.

Why do Chinese enterprises ignore Internet?
The Internet has connected China for a whole decade. It
affects people's lives and at the same time have penetrated
into the management and operation of enterprises.
Nonetheless, Chinese enterprises just started to access the
Internet, while for enterprises in developed countries, it
has long been the most common management practice used in
routine management, strengthening of communication among
teams and liaison with clients. Obviously, there is still
much more room for the Internet to be applied in

uk: Powergen awarded whistleblower's domain
Powergen has won a domain name dispute against a critic who
has become a thorn in its side since he highlighted a
serious breach in consumer security at the utility more
than three years ago. A WIPO panel has decided to transfer
ownership of the domain from John Chamberlain
to the utility. Chamberlain told El Reg he had no plans to
appeal the decision. "Looks like I've lost my domain name," he conceded.

us: Fur flies in animal rights domain dispute
The US Arbitration Forum has ruled that consumers are able
to distinguish between a fur retailer and an anti-fur
protest site. This rather common-sense ruling clears up a
legal scuffle over ownership and content of

Judge allows Eminem to sue Apple
A judge in the US has allowed a copyright infringement case
over an Eminem song to go ahead.

Jean-Jacques Damlamian, ICANN
At a time when ICANN is being challenged in court by its
own constituents, a relative outsider has been tapped to
lead the organization's 2004 Nominating Committee (NomCom).

COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 874/2004 of 28 April 2004
laying down public policy rules concerning the
implementation and functions of the .eu Top Level Domain
and the principles governing registration

Sources include Quicklinks ( and BNA
Internet Law News (".


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