[discuss] FT: France lashes out at internet naming body Icann

Brian E Carpenter brian.e.carpenter at gmail.com
Sun Jun 22 19:59:53 UTC 2014

On 23/06/2014 07:24, Barry Shein wrote:
> Not intended as any comment on this particular issue I've long said to
> others involved that one of these days "adults" are going to show up
> at this party.
> It looks like it's finally happening.
> So much for the wannabe academics, policy wonks, and trust fund babies
> running the show...
> (Milton: oh stop it -- you are an actual academic.)

I seriously doubt that any court will see a difference between
champagne.com, champagne.fr and champagne.vin when it comes
to protecting the designation of wines from Champagne. This is
just more of the huffing and puffing we've seen for the last 15
years; I don't see it as a sign of real change.


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