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From: Ian Smith <smithi§nimnet.asn.au>
Date: Sat, 18 Mar 2006 02:25:08 +1100 (EST)
On Sat, 18 Mar 2006, Chris Bell wrote:

 > http://www.smh.com.au/news/breaking/government-shuts-howard-spoof-site/2006/03/17/1142098638843.html 

 > This sets a dangerous new precedent. Basically Melbourne IT have 
 > intervened in what is essentially a civil matter. If there was any 
 > dispute over the name itself that should have gone to UDRP. Phishing is 
 > necessarily criminal in nature, so calling it that is really a stretch 
 > of the imagination.

Hardly new for Richard Neville .. remember the Oz trials?  And not the
first political satirist to be denied a venue .. remember Peter Berner? 

 > Yet another reason not to bother dealing with Melbourne IT.

Know any registrars prepared to argue the toss with the gummint?

'Twas nice of the Herald to publish the URL to the, um, 179K pdf of the
piece at http://www.richardneville.com/Satire/Howard_speech_150306.pdf

cheers, Ian
Received on Fri Mar 17 2006 - 15:25:08 UTC

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