On Tue, 11 Nov 2003 05:52:27 -0800, Jimmy Wales wrote:
One example: in my research yesterday (admittedly
limited) it is not
possible to register wikipedia.fr unless we have a French
organization. I am as yet unsure if there are services (as there are
for many countries) that will hold the name in trust for us.
I wonder if perhaps ouvation can do that?
(But, I do not know the politics of ouvation, nor whether they are
trustworthy, so I only give them as an example.)
Unfortunatly the french NIC doesnt allow this kind of thing. Upon domain
registration you need to provide a document about your company / fundation
whatever and you can't register for a name that isn't the name of your
Is wikipedia name registered as a trademark worldwide ? That might lead to
a wikipedia.tm.fr for france :0)
L'encyclopédie gratuite et libre.