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||Wed, August 15, 2001 at 9:24 PM GMT
||Microsoft Internet Explorer V5.5 using Windows 98
||Amazon abuse of trademark
>What Amazon wants is that, in every new TLD ever introduced, forever, the name
"amazon.[TLD]" will always go to the online bookseller, not to a site about the river.|
are wrong in that assumption - that is abuse of trademark.
For a start, it is against
unfair competition laws.
It would be a horrible precedent if it were allowed to
stand - I agree with 100% you there.
I have already registered my contempt for
big business abusing their trademark rights.
Perhaps the AMAZON trademark from
the year 1904, should use UDRP to get the dot COM from them.
They have prior rights
to the dot COM name: