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||Fri, April 27, 2001 at 7:48 PM GMT (Fri, April 27, 2001 at 2:48 PM EST)
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||SUNRISE IS WRONG!
If you own "McDonalds.com" you are infringing on someone's
trademark. You should not be allowed to have "McDonalds.anything". Obviously large
companies like McDonalds, Burger King, Coca Cola and Pepsi deserve to have their
names in any TLD.|
This does NOT entitle them to generic strings
like: "drink.info", or "burger.info" -- these are GENERIC ENGLISH WORDS!!!! They
cannot be trademarked! I am completely against any sort of SUNRISE proposal.
if the IP interests and WIPO insist upon it... it should be limited to ONLY the name
of the company.
A perfect example of the type of abuse that can occur with SUNRISE
is the NeuLevel agreement for .biz. So far, in addition to their name (neulevel.biz,
and biztld.biz) they are requesting generic words like:
THIS IS WRONG !!!!
THESE PEOPLE HAVE NO PRE-EMPTIVE RIGHT TO GENERIC ENGLISH
- SUNRISE IS WRONG! kodo, April 27, 2001 @ 7:48 PM (1/1)