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||Sun, October 21, 2001 at 8:42 PM GMT
||Microsoft Internet Explorer V5.5 using Windows 98
||Bruce Springsteen - new TLD
Had ICANN and WIPO been doing their job properly - they could have CLOSED TLDs e.g.
.singer and .actor etc.|
> Originally TM owners rightfully claimed back their
TMs due to reasonable 'passing off' arguments
I believe ICANN, WIPO and US DoC
corrupt - because they could easily stop 'passing off' with closed TLD of .REG
apple.com is redirected to apple.computer.us.reg
dot REG acts as certificate of
authentication and directory.
No 'consumer confusion', 'trademark conflict' or
As you know many different businesses use the same words.
are 727 other using word 'apple' in the USA alone, plus more in 200+ countries.
could then all use their trademark - without 'consumer confusion'.
But it would
stop Apple Computers having dominant position on the Internet, wouldn't it?
said - I believe the authorities are corrupt.