unqualified domains, was ICANN to allow commercial gTLDs
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Mon Jun 20 17:04:40 UTC 2011
> From nanog-bounces+bonomi=mail.r-bonomi.com at nanog.org Mon Jun 20 00:15:32 2011
> To: David Conrad <drc at virtualized.org>
> From: Mark Andrews <marka at isc.org>
> Subject: Re: unqualified domains, was ICANN to allow commercial gTLDs
> Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2011 15:14:49 +1000
> Cc: NANOG list <nanog at nanog.org>
> In message <83163718-FA5B-47BA-BA50-67701ABD5601 at virtualized.org>, David
> > On Jun 19, 2011, at 6:39 PM, Mark Andrews wrote:
> > > I'm curious how anyone that has not signed a agreement with ICANN can
> > > be bound to anything in any applicant guide book. =20
> > 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.
> > > 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
> Mark Andrews, ISC
> 1 Seymour St., Dundas Valley, NSW 2117, Australia
> PHONE: +61 2 9871 4742 INTERNET: marka at isc.org
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