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Re: Court Ruling Could Prohibit Stealth Sites (internet.com) (fwd)

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Date: Thu, 22 Apr 1999 18:47:59 -0600 (MDT)
From: Christian Nielsen <cnielsen@nielsen.net>
Subject: Re: Court Ruling Could Prohibit Stealth Sites (internet.com)

On Mon, 19 Apr 1999, J.D. Falk wrote:

> http://www.internetnews.com:80/bus-news/article/0,1087,3_100051,00.html


"We believe these are just strings of letters and numbers, and it's not our
job to decide who has a trademark dispute. Going through every
registration one by one could slow down the entire registration process of the
Internet," said O'Shaughnessy. 


Funny, they wont allow some string of letters and numbers.  

Network Solutions declines to register the domain name for which you have
Network Solutions has a right founded in the First Amendment to the
U.S. Constitution to refuse to register, and thereby publish, on the
Internet registry of domain names words that it deems to be inappropriate.

In one sense, they say it is only string and numbers then go on to say that
they refuse to register a name cause they 'deem it to be inappropriate'.

Oh well.

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