[DNS] Cybersquatting

[DNS] Cybersquatting

From: Deus Ex Machina <vicc§cia.com.au>
Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2005 10:13:48 +1000
Dassa [dassa&#167;dhs.org] wrote:
> |> -----Original Message-----
> |> From: dns-bounces+dassa=dhs.org&#167;dotau.org 
> |> [mailto:dns-bounces+dassa=dhs.org&#167;dotau.org] On Behalf Of 
> |> Deus Ex Machina
> |> Sent: Wednesday, September 28, 2005 11:33 AM
> |> To: .au DNS Discussion List
> |> Subject: Re: [DNS] Cybersquatting
> |> 
> |> Dassa [dassa&#167;dhs.org] wrote:
> |> > I prefer the following definition:
> |> > Cybersquatting is the act of registering a popular Internet 
> |> > address--usually a company name--with the intent of 
> |> selling it to its rightful owner.
> |> 
> |> there is no such thing as a "rightful" owner. two or more 
> |> entities can have perfectly valid claims over the same name. 
> |> I think thats where people go wrong they equate a trade 
> |> mark, company or business name etc as a right in the name 
> |> space. no such right exists
> 
> One thing we can agree on.  The only right is to use a hostname as it was
> intended to be used and not as a commodity.

certainly dont agree. domains are a commodity. they should be tradeable
like any other commodity.

Vic
Received on Thu Sep 29 2005 - 00:13:48 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.0 : Sat Aug 23 2014 - 00:00:15 UTC