NEW POLICY ON INTERNET DOMAIN NAMES
salo at msc.edu
Fri Jul 28 15:32:34 UTC 1995
> From: Mark Kosters <markk at internic.net>
> Subject: Re: NEW POLICY ON INTERNET DOMAIN NAMES
> To: chehoocheng at cuhk.hk (Che-Hoo Cheng)
> Date: Fri, 28 Jul 1995 10:03:19 -0400 (EDT)
> Cc: nanog at merit.edu
> Here is policy that a group of our lawyers and technical staff has put
> together to try to solve the legal quandary that the InterNIC is currently
> involved in. If there are any suggestions for improvements, let me or
> Dave Graves (daveg at internic.net) know.
> (c) The use or registration of the Domain Name by Applicant does not interfere
> with or infringe the right of any third party in any jurisdiction with respect
> to trademark, service mark, tradename, company name or any other intellectual
> property right;
I read this to say that it may not be possible to submit a domain name
application without consulting a lawyer, searching tradmark and other
databases, and probably a bunch of other stuff.
"of any third party in any jurisdiction"??? Worldwide???
How about adding a phrase like "to the best of our knowledge" to these
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