Re: Domain Name Advice

by "Lauren Hanka" <bluejay(at)>

 Date:  Sun, 29 Jul 2001 11:07:34 -0700
 To:  <hwg-techniques(at)>
 References:  mokee t3f2i7
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Oh Christine,

Get a grip. It's not about "do unto others,"  "wanton disrespect," being
"absolutely immoral," or about committing "ethical genocide." It's about a
domain name that hasn't been registered yet...


----- Original Message -----
From: "Christine Weiss" <bewise(at)>
To: "D Benfer" <dmb(at)>; "Hwg-Techniques" <hwg-techniques(at)>
Sent: Sunday, July 29, 2001 8:13 AM
Subject: Re: Domain Name Advice

> Okay Darren, I'll be the dissenting voice: What ever happened to "do unto
> others"? How would you want to be treated if the situation was reversed?
> There are a lot of things that are perfectly legal yet absolutely immoral
> and wanton with disrespect. My sense is, if you feel the need to ask
> permission/advice from a peer group on a matter like this then probably
> gut is telling you that doing it would somehow be "wrong" and you are
> seeking a kind of preemptive absolution.
> How about taking a more direct approach and contacting the Brazilian
> Who knows, this could open the door to an opportunity of a lifetime... (or
> not). But at least it would be honest and direct rather than dastardly and
> covert.
> With respect... we've got to do business the way we want business to be
> done. We *are* "the marketplace" and it dances to tune we hum-m-m-m-m.
> ambiguity and transient truth are the ways and means of ethical genocide.
> :-)
> Christine
> ------------------

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