unqualified domains, was ICANN to allow commercial gTLDs

David Conrad drc at virtualized.org
Mon Jun 20 00:20:57 CDT 2011


Mark,

RTFDAG.

Regards,
-drc

On Jun 19, 2011, at 7:14 PM, Mark Andrews wrote:
>> In order to obtain a gTLD, you have to sign a contractual agreement with =
>> ICANN.
> 
> David, you are missing the point.  The TM holder doesn't want the
> gtld, they just want to protect their trademark.  The TM holder
> doesn't have a contract with ICANN.  They do however have a legitimate
> right to the name and want to spend $0 keeping the name out of
> anybodys hands but theirs.  $187K is not longer a amount to be
> sneezed at.
> 
> Mark
> 
>>> Also rfp-clean-30may11-en.pdf basically deals with <tm>.<gtld>.
>> 
>> You might want to re-read pretty much any part of that document (e.g., =
>> the title).
>> 
>> Regards,
>> -drc
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