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Old 05-11-2000, 12:03 PM   #1
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Cool Intresting domain info :)

Hello,

I just checked whois info on domains f*ck.net(.com) . And the billing says that the owner is "United States District Court" http://geekvillage.com/ubb/smile.gif why is that ? http://geekvillage.com/ubb/wink.gif

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Old 05-11-2000, 04:12 PM   #2
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Bascially, the government has given NSI the right to restrict names it feels are inappropriate. Someone who wants the "seven dirty words" is suing, saying NSI has issued other domains with the word f*ck in them.

http://zeus.bna.com/e-law/cases/7wordscomp.html

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16. This case involves the defendants' unwarranted and unconstitutional interference with Plaintiff's attempts to use the "Seven Dirty Words" as part of a "domain name" used by publishers of a web page on the Internet. Although the Seven Dirty words are not obscene, nor are they fighting words, NSI has implemented an unconstitutional policy to arbitrarily reject applications for domain names containing certain words, including some (but not all) of the Seven Dirty words, because NSI finds them "inappropriate."
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Old 05-11-2000, 04:16 PM   #3
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Funny stuff Anton. Wonder if they stored Clinton.com as inappropriate as well.
(never mind..I know they didn't)

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Old 05-11-2000, 07:44 PM   #4
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Than why f*ck.org is not registered by government ? http://geekvillage.com/ubb/smile.gif
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Old 05-12-2000, 12:46 AM   #5
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A person I know owns f*ckyou.org...has had it for quite a while.
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Old 05-12-2000, 08:46 AM   #6
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Yes, but you are all just thinking about sites using the F-word itself, or the f-word + a pronoun. I believe the NSI is trying to restrict more controversial domains such as adding "God, Jesus, USA, america, france, spain etc etc" to the end of the the f-word. Which if you ask me is QUITE silly. People should be able to make any screen name that is legal within copyright law. Although, many of the people trying to get names like that could just be domain squatters and banner farmers, trying to get an extra 10 cents when people come to their supposed f-word site. Then again, I would really hate to see a REAL site built around "www.f**k-cops.com" eh?

On a side note, I went to www.jessicabeil.com the other day, and over 8 new windows openned, and the longer I waited more started opening. DON'T GO THERE! Unless you want to get the idea of what a successful banner farmer is.

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