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Richard, you say, "The New TLD agreements have been advertised as ICANN's "proof
of concept"... well, the "proof of concept" is far from proven, in fact it remains
It was a SHAM - not a shambles. Main points:
No checking of input
- allowing more money in.
No validation of trademark owner - to cut costs - allowing
more money in - allowing registrar and others to commit fraud.
The deliberate over-reach
by registered trademarks - claiming words when they had graphic of word or perversion
of words like DuPont with science.info.
The abridgement of common words to the
people in a supposed 'open' gTLD - stopping personal use and smaller non-trademarked
businesses using these words.
If domains primarily belong trademarks like they
say, why they have Sunrise, then the stealing of trademark names by registry.