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A New World Order

Until recently, the owner of an Internet domain name (such as acme.com")
had ongoing rights to that domain name for their e-mail address and
their web site (registered on a first come, first served basis) *unless*
the name violated a registered trademark (such as "ibm.com"), in which
case the trademark owner could sue in court to acquire the name from the
original registrant.

Under new guidelines recently imposed, the user (no longer "owner") of a
domain name may find the name has been reassigned to another company
without their knowledge or permission, (even if there is no trademark
infringement claimed), and without any rights of adjudication.

CyberHQ: THE NEW IMPERIALISM describes a "new world order" in which an
organization's identity can belong to someone other than the
organization itself.

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Judith Oppenheimer, 1 800 The Expert, 212 684-7210
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