2004.01.14 23:05 "RE: [Tiff] http://www.libtiff.org/", by karron
Is Sam still at SGI?
Have you checked all of the Internet Registrars?
Did the registration lapse? Was it abandoned? Or was this an error?
You can now 'camp-on' a name so that as soon as its registration is up you can take it over. It is an option at
From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Andrey Kiselev
On Wed, Jan 14, 2004 at 01:22:49PM -0600, Bob Friesenhahn wrote:
I suggest trademarking "libtiff" (may be as simple as adding (TM) beside libtiff on the web site, and a trademark statement) and then filing a complaint that the site is a violation of trademark or copyright. That is the most effective and fastest way to get a domain pulled. It seems that the validity of claims is not terribly important since the approach used is to "shoot first and ask questions later".
That may be a good idea, but I think the only person who can do it is Sam Leffler. And I'm not sure iy can work worldwide. The company which is catched the domain is a Germany resident (it seems so, but I'm not sure).