[DNS] Secondary Market

[DNS] Secondary Market

From: J and J Miller <miller.email§gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 16 Jul 2006 01:26:15 +1000
LOL &#167; "a domain name is not an asset and cannot be claimed as one" - if a
domain name is not an asset why are some selling every month for tens of
thousands of dollars? (see http://dnjournal.com)

Several US courts have ruled that domain names are indeed "intangible
property" - http://www.domainhandbook.com/property.html

On 7/16/06, Darryl (Dassa) Lynch <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
> |> Charlie McCormack
> |> Sent: Saturday, July 15, 2006 11:29 PM
> |> To: '.au DNS Discussion List'
> |> Subject: Re: [DNS] Secondary Market
> |>
> |> WTF are you on about in that post.
> |>
> |> I know a domain name is not an asset and cannot be claimed
> |> as one, simply because you don't own it, that arrogance is
> |> showing its head again, you didn't really need to go into detail.
> |>
> |> Whatever, it's far from the point, it's not about
> |> IPAustralia, but about the process and logic it uses to
> |> assign the right of usage and transfer.
>
> If you agree a domain name is not an asset then your whole argument falls
> down.  The rights of usage and transfer are assigned by license, there are
> no
> property rights.  So glad you agree.
>
> One could ask WTF are you on about.
>
> Darryl (Dassa) Lynch
>
> |> > -----Original Message-----
> |> > From: dns-bounces+charlie=mccormack.net.au&#167;dotau.org [mailto:dns-
> |> > bounces+charlie=mccormack.net.au&#167;dotau.org] On Behalf Of Darryl
> |> > bounces+(Dassa)
> |> > Lynch
> |> > Sent: Saturday, 15 July 2006 11:13 PM
> |> > To: '.au DNS Discussion List'
> |> > Subject: Re: [DNS] Secondary Market
> |> >
> |> >
> |> > |> -----Original Message-----
> |> > |> From: dns-bounces+dassa=dhs.org&#167;dotau.org
> |> > |> [mailto:dns-bounces+dassa=dhs.org&#167;dotau.org] On Behalf
> |> Of Charlie
> |> > |> McCormack
> |> > |> Sent: Saturday, July 15, 2006 10:37 PM
> |> > |> To: '.au DNS Discussion List'
> |> > |> Subject: Re: [DNS] Secondary Market
> |> > |>
> |> > |> It should be the same model as Intellectual Property,
> |> it falls more
> |> > |> closely to this than the stock exchange I think.
> |> > |>
> |> > |> The stock market is based on assets and turnover to name some,
> |> > |> whereas the domain name is based on exactly that, a
> |> name and the
> |> > |> right to use it online, in the same sense a registered
> |> trademark
> |> > |> allows you the right to use a name, process, plan etc
> |> for a period
> |> > |> of ten years.
> |> > |>
> |> > |> > AUDA seems to be sitting back taking their time pondering
> |> > |> the problem,
> |> > |> > which is great, that is what they are there for.
> |> > |>
> |> > |> Pondering....It costs millions, looses wars, destroys families
> |> > |> and...leaves business behind the pack, as we are seeing.
> |> >
> |> > No, it isn't property.  The domain name someone thinks of may have
> |> > some intellectual property attached to it, but only as
> |> long as they
> |> > are using it.
> |> > Think of it more like a street address.  You own the
> |> property referred
> |> > to by the address but not the address itself, that may
> |> change and is
> |> > regulated, it isn't something you can claim as an asset.
> |> >
> |> > I might live at No 1 Internet Highway, but I can't sell
> |> that address.
> |> > I can sell my property at that address and the new owner
> |> can then use
> |> > the address but I can't keep my property and sell the address for
> |> > someone else to use.
> |> >
> |> > Darryl (Dassa) Lynch
> |> >
> |> >
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