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Re: sql-ledger may belong in non-free

On Wed, Apr 06, 2005 at 05:33:00AM +0200, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org> writes:
> > By the way, this text seems to be gone.  (There are still some bogus
> > trademark claims on that page--IANAL, but I doubt a trademark allows
> > them to prevent people from using "sql-ledger" in domain names as long
> > as the use isn't confusing--but they probably don't affect the software,
> > or at least the name could be removed if it became a problem.)
> If Intel can [1], why not these guys?
> [1] http://www.heise.de/newsticker/meldung/54177

The rules vary depending on the relevant TLD, but generally speaking,
rich people are allowed to dicatate terms to non-rich people about
which domains they can use.

There are some exceptions, notably within some of the per-country

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