Re: FYI: trademark names in URLs, URNs, and email

Masataka Ohta (mohta@necom830.hpcl.titech.ac.jp)
Tue, 14 May 96 12:46:02 JST


From: Masataka Ohta <mohta@necom830.hpcl.titech.ac.jp>
Message-Id: <199605140346.MAA07358@necom830.hpcl.titech.ac.jp>
Subject: Re: FYI: trademark names in URLs, URNs, and email
To: masinter@parc.xerox.com (Larry Masinter)
Date: Tue, 14 May 96 12:46:02 JST
Cc: uri@bunyip.com
In-Reply-To: <96May13.031102pdt.2733@golden.parc.xerox.com>; from "Larry Masinter" at May 13, 96 3:10 am

> A bill that is rapidly making its way through the California 
> Legislature would impose fines and legal fees on Internet users whose 
> USER-ID, domain name or email address happens to be a registered 
> trade name or trademark.

Seemingly, now is the time to move IANA outside of California
or USA.

What can the California Legislature do agaist it?

							Masataka Ohta

PS

As a compensation, how about letting the California Legislature control
subdomains:

	rtm.ca.us.
	rtn.ca.us.

?