What registries might do

Cary Karp ck at nic.museum
Tue Dec 1 18:55:17 CET 2009

> I really doubt you will find a German speaker that wanted to protect their trademark that would think it was "safe" to
> let a potential competitor use the other form of their legally protected name. If you can get someone from the legal
> dept of fussball.de to say that the won't sue if some one else takes fußball.de then I'll throw in my virtual towel.

Disputes of this type arise all the time with TLD registries and there are established procedures for dealing with them. 
The inclusion of ß in the battery of characters that might trigger such action is barely worth a so what, much less the 
fuss that's being made over it here.


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