ICANN opens up Pandora's Box of new TLDs
fw at deneb.enyo.de
Sun Jun 29 19:42:07 CDT 2008
* Jeroen Massar:
> Some people are going to get very rich over this. I hope that they
> drown in the money just as the Internet will drown in all the crap
> TLD's, not even thinking of all the nice security issues which come
> along (home, mycomputer and .exe etc anyone ? :)
.exe abd .com are equivalent in this regard. Oops.
> Thank you people doing all the ICANN politics for destroying the
I don't really see how this is substantially different from .me, .mobi,
.cat or .eu. Basically, selling TLDs means that ICANN has some sort of
implied non-technical obligation of keeping them relatively scarce,
which is currently lacking AFAICT.
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