from the future-of-the-net dept.
Michael Froomkin writes "I am the public interests representative on a World Intellectual Property Group (WIPO) experts group panel advising on rules to sort out conflicts between domain names and trademarks.
I have come to believe that
WIPO's Interim Report, RFC 3, unfairly stacks the deck for large, corporate, trademark holders, and against small firms, consumers, and non-trademark holders.
Please see A Critique of WIPO's RFC 3 for full details. It's long, and it is not pretty.
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speaking, an extremely unnatural condition."
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