ICANN opens up Pandora's Box of new TLDs

David Conrad drc at virtualized.org
Thu Jun 26 23:28:30 CDT 2008


On Jun 26, 2008, at 9:01 PM, Jean-François Mezei wrote:
> Does anyone know how if the new gTLD system will still give some  
> "veto"
> power to some people over some domain names that are morally  
> objectable
> to some people ?

See pages 17 - 20 of https://par.icann.org/files/paris/gTLDUpdateParis-23jun08.pdf

> Is it fair to hand .ABC to either one of the two ? (highest bidder) or
> will ICANN "lock" .ABC out so that neither can get to it ? I am sure
> there are many such gTLDs around the world that would conflict across
> countries.

See pages 22 - 25 of https://par.icann.org/files/paris/gTLDUpdateParis-23jun08.pdf

> Finally, will there be any performance impact on DNS servers around  
> the
> world (thinking of caching issues) ?


Extremely unlikely (IMHO).

Regards,
-drc





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