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||Wed, August 22, 2001 at 5:22 PM GMT
||Microsoft Internet Explorer V5.5 using Windows 98
||ICANN approves cybersquatting by Afilias
The crooks have been caught out.|
"It is not a well-known aspect of the new domain operators' contract, but they are
entitled to register up to 10,000 domains for themselves before allowing anyone else
"This excessive generosity came to light after one member of Yahoo's domain
policy newsgroup queried why Afilias was entitled to the "search.info" domain. A
scan of Afilias' contract revealed the situation."
'Search' has very
many trademarks - in the UK for example:
Single word 'SEARCH' only - does not include
possibly hundreds or thousands of word combinations (e.g. searcher & search net).
Number Mark Text Type Date Status Classes
1056333 SEARCH WO 12.12.1975 Registered
1109576 SEARCH SW 15.02.1979 Registered 07
1291170 SEARCH SW 27.10.1986
1380291 SEARCH WO 10.04.1989 Registered 03
1380292 SEARCH WO
10.04.1989 Registered 05
1436692 SEARCH WO 01.08.1990 Registered 10
SEARCH WO 01.08.1990 Registered 21
1459763 SEARCH WO 28.03.1991 Registered 30
If this is supposed to be 'cybersquatting' - why do they allow them to break the
One LAW for them and another for us.
They are expert at spin, lies and propaganda
- they know the solution.
- ICANN approves cybersquatting by Afilias Garry Anderson, August 22 @ 5:22 PM (1/5)