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||Wed, April 25, 2001 at 9:43 AM GMT
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||They disobey the rules and ignore law
You miss the point. You say, "I agree, ICANN is far from perfect but until somebody
comes up with a better way to govern the internet, it will be the only game in town."|
they to obey the rules and not ignore the law - this WOULD BE the best way to govern
1. They do not work for the benefit of the Internet community as
a whole - they put big business first.
2. They do not conform with relevant principles
of international law - they ACTUALLY PROMOTE trademark abuse of power with UDRP.
They could easily end this and consumer confussion.
3. They do not have open and
transparent processes - it is reasonable to assume they have hidden agenda.
is why I truly believe they are corrupt***
My logic is sound. The authorities could
easily add another TLD (like .reg) to identify trademarks, like the trademark symbol
does. Format - name.class.country.reg - simple.
From Articles of Incorporation:
The Corporation shall operate ***for the benefit of the Internet community as a whole***,
carrying out its activities in ***conformity with relevant principles of international
law*** and applicable international conventions and local law and, to the extent
appropriate and consistent with these Articles and its Bylaws, through ***open and
transparent processes*** that enable competition and open entry in Internet-related
markets. To this effect, the Corporation shall cooperate as appropriate with relevant