From: adam beecher (adam at domain iewebs.com)
Date: Thu 11 May 2000 - 15:06:49 IST
> > The abuse is registering ebay.ie, not ebid.ie. ebay is a well-known -
> > registered - tradmark for a well-known online auctioning site. Doesn't a
> > competitor of ebay.com registering ebay Ltd and then ebay.ie strike you as a
> > little dodgy? Granted, they're not using it, but only because ebay.com would
> > *eat* them if they tried.
> Yes but only if Ebay was on some kind of starvation diet. ;-)
LOL. But as you're well aware, the major dotCOM's are positively rabid about
protecting their "intellectual property". I wonder if they *know* about ebay.ie?
> Ebay has a big audience for their service. Ebid.ie does not and according to
> some of the reports in the press recently are looking for a second round of
> financing. Given the downturn in the tech stocks this would be harder to sell.
Good. I'm sick to death of that goddamned mouse. :)
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