Everybody's doin it!
Date: Thu, 31 Aug 95 13:02:46 -0700
From: Peter Langston <psl>
Subject: Everybody's doin it!
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Forwraded-by: Joshua_Putnam <josh@WOLFE.net>
From: Mark Dantche
Subject: Procter and Gamble has Diarrhea
Diarrhea.com that is.
Early in August, Procter and Gamble starting registering most of their
trademarked product names as commercial domains. In the last two weeks they
moved onto ailments (headache.com), afflictions (diarrhea.com) and body
You can get the complete list via http://www.webcom.com/~walsh
Alternatively, just think of a common malady and do a "whois
Please P&G!!! Do not put up a graphically intensive site.
[According the above URL, during early August Kraft registered 133 names
including Velveeta and Sanka; P&G grabbged Luvs and Metamucil; then Kraft
started doing things like `cereals.com', `beverages.com' and P&G started
grabbing ailments, afflications and body parts. -Pardo]
© 1995 Peter Langston