CIRA Election Forum
Forum électoral de CIRA

We appreciate everyone's participation and lively discussion surrounding CIRA's board election.
Voting will end today (October 4) at 12:30 at which time the election forum will become inactive.

Nous apprécions la participation de tous·tes et les discussions animées entourant l'élection du conseil de CIRA.
Le vote se terminera aujourd'hui (le 4 octobre) à 12h30, au même moment le forum électoral deviendra inactif.

Forum Forum Candidate promotion / Promotion des candidat·e·s Frank Michlick (member candidate) Reply To: Frank Michlick (member candidate)

  • Alex

    October 3, 2023 at 1:41 pm

    re cyber squatting.

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    <font color=”rgba(0, 0, 0, 0)” face=”inherit”>You choose to use </font>Wikipedia<font color=”rgba(0, 0, 0, 0)” face=”inherit”> as the </font>definitive<font color=”rgba(0, 0, 0, 0)” face=”inherit”> source which I get. </font>

    <font color=”rgba(0, 0, 0, 0)” face=”inherit”>The OED states: “</font>The practice of registering as an internet domain name a well-known company, brand, or personal name, or a name likely to be confused with one, in…”

    <font color=”rgba(0, 0, 0, 0)” face=”inherit”>Many CIRA members register names – many have over ‘000s in the hope for a resell. </font><font color=”rgba(0, 0, 0, 0)” face=”inherit” style=””> One’s that are based on tradenames are a no-no. However many have also taken such </font>prospective<font color=”rgba(0, 0, 0, 0)” face=”inherit” style=””> names – wannabe tradenames – in anticipation of selling at a profit later on. </font>

    <font color=”rgba(0, 0, 0, 0)” face=”inherit”>Methinks it deserves more of a </font>discussion. <font color=”rgba(0, 0, 0, 0)” face=”inherit”> </font>