[NA-Discuss] Fwd: "Domain Protection Racket" Promotion on Network Solutions Home Page

Michele Neylon :: Blacknight michele at blacknight.ie
Wed Aug 31 12:59:53 UTC 2011


On 31 Aug 2011, at 13:48, Garth Bruen at Knujon.com wrote:

> People might be more at ease with gTLD expansion if the dispute process was 
> sound, I'd be wary of anyone who says it is. The current UDRP works in favor 
> of cybersquatters

A lot of people would disagree with you and state that it works in the favour of IP holders who like to bully registrants

> and the Registrars who sponsor them

Garth - you are deliberately misusing the term "sponsor" with the clear intent of establishing some kind of beneficial connection between registrars and their clients. 
Please stop - it's intentionally inflammatory and completely misleading.

> (who, in some case 
> have been shown to be one in the same). The process only works if the 
> plaintiff truly wants a disputed domain name.
> Against the bad-faith 
> registrant, there is no recourse especially if the registrant is behind a 
> privacy service. The defaulted domains in these cases are worthless to the 
> plaintiff once transferred (in fact worth-less because they have to spend 
> money to get the worthless domains where the bad-faith registrant spends 
> zero dollars in default.

Based on what? 

Are you honestly trying to tell us that in your opinion all domains that are transferred in UDRP cases have zero value?




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