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Re: Volkswagen bugs vw.net

Joop and all,

  Good question!  I don't believe that vw.net would fit into any ICANN/DNSO
constituency presently...

Joop Teernstra wrote:

> >Volkswagen has launched a legal offensive  against Virtual Works, Inc.
> >accusing it of Cyber-squatting and Trademark  infringement in order to
> >obtain the domain name   vw.net  . Volkswagen opted to  take the
> >offensive, rather than making an offer to purchase   vw.net   or even
> >make an attempt to negotiate with the small Virginia based  company.
> >
> So, what constituency in the current DNSO setup would represent the
> interests of vw.net?
> If they are too big to be  Individual DN owners, certainly they will not
> feel represented by the current "business" constituency .
> Are they ISP's? Does the ISP constituency consider cases like this?
> --Joop Teernstra LL.M.--  , bootstrap  of
> the Cyberspace Association,
> the constituency for Individual Domain Name Owners
> http://www.idno.org


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