[arin-ppml] Legacy Space authority

Kevin Kargel kkargel at polartel.com
Mon May 5 14:27:01 EDT 2008


>> The ICJ in The Hague is extremely unlikely to take up an IP
addressing case until WIPO has weighed in on it.  And I find that very
unlikely, if they were going to do that, they would have done it when
they extended copyright over Internet domain names.

Ah, but WIPO has no problem ruling on DNS issues..  Such as
or even

WIPO refers to "Internet Address" synonomously with "Domain Name" and
defines it as a "human friendly form" of the numeric Internet Protocol

WIPO came dangerously close to making a statement about IP numerical
addressing as property in

I do not think it is a far stretch to imagine that WIPO will make a
finding should a well defined case be presented to them concerning
internet numbers.

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