carlf at mbay.net
Mon Apr 22 16:19:39 UTC 1996
Avi Freedman spoke from the ethers and said:
> > > I was happily watching the hockey playoffs just now
> > > (well, as happily as possible without Hockey Night in Canada),
> > > and noticed a commercial for U.S. Navy Recruiting.
> > >
> > > Why why why why why are they in .COM?!
> > >
> > > I think we should be told.
> > >
> > > Sean.
> > Maybe they were hassled about a .GOV and needed to go online ASAP.
> > Avi
> By the way, that wasn't an editorial comment, just a hypothesis...
> Better that people be hassled about .GOVs, .NETs, and .EDUs than
> that they have those domains yanked at some point in the future...
I reckon it may be because the MilNet Domain Maintainers for the services
are loathe to give out a .mil address to a commercial ISP. We ran into
that with a client from the Army. They wanted a virtual server, but the
Army wouldn't assign a .mil address for them.
Carl Forsythe |Webmaster Monterey Bay Internet | carlf at mbay.net
| http://www.mbay.net |
Somewhere there is someone, who can see the things that I see...
More information about the NANOG