From email sent to United States Patent and Trademark Office and the Department of
Commerce on October 9, 2000:
"Here is an analogy, just for a moment imagine, if
You go to your dictionary and look up definition for the word 'apple'.
It says the following:
Apple - a maker of computers. This is the sole meaning;
any other use will be a criminal offence.
Nothing at all about them being a fruit
used in the world famous 'American Apple Pie'. All words have had their description
"... you have made words fit for only one use. You have stolen words
that belong to everybody and gave them to big business - I cannot make it plainer
Fact: domain names were not designed to be trademarks - ask
Paul Mockapetris, creator of Domain Name System. He was asked, what do you wish you
had invented? His reply, "A directory system for the Internet that wouldn’t be controlled
by the politicians, lawyers and bureaucrats."
By using DNS as a FATALLY FLAWED
trademark system, the U.S. authorities abridge free speech.
The United States of
America have ditched the First Amendment.
WIPO challenges anyone, especially attorney
or official (inc. ICANN or U.N. WIPO), to deny it - or state the case for doing so.
the pathetic cowards ignore challenge.