[FFmpeg-devel] DNS and stuff (was: Re: The fate of Fate)

compn tempn
Tue Sep 30 15:49:11 CEST 2008

On Tue, 30 Sep 2008 13:59:32 +0100 (BST), M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
>> On Tuesday, 30 September 2008 at 13:06, Attila Kinali wrote:
>>> On Tue, 30 Sep 2008 11:39:15 +0100 (BST)
>>> M?ns Rullg?rd <mans at mansr.com> wrote:
>>> > > We should start looking for a new domain and a new top-level domain.
>>> > > Hungary is not a workable solution.
>>> >
>>> > Agreed.  Any suggestions?  Unfortunately, mplayer[hq] has been taken
>>> > by domain squatters in most TLDs.
>>> I just send the holder of mplayerhq.org an offer over 0EUR for
>>> the domain explaining that they are misusing our name.
>>> Lets see how they respond.
>> Also, mplayerhq.eu is registered at some Italian registrar and has a web
>> redirector (www.mplayerhq.eu) to our current website. Maybe they would
>> be willing to part with the domain.
>Looks like that belongs to our very own Roberto... unless there is another
>rtogni with an interest in mplayer.

i thought the point of keeping it in .hu was because of the software
patent trolls couldnt issue a takedown order.

Bodog loses domain names in patent infringement suit:

its possible that the domain could be shutdown for other purposes too.
that mplayer game network is still around (mplayer.com). maybe a
misinformed lawyer would send a trademark claim.

my point is... dont use a usa-based domain registrar.


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