MEDIA: ICANN rejects .xxx domain

Warren Kumari warren at kumari.net
Fri May 12 22:38:01 UTC 2006


On May 12, 2006, at 3:26 PM, John Palmer (NANOG Acct) wrote:

>
> What are they talking about? .XXX already exists:
No it doesn't, see below:

dig ns xxx @g.LookMaICanAlsoSplinterTheNameSpace.com

; <<>> DiG 9.2.1 <<>> ns xxx @10.24.0.7
;; global options:  printcmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NXDOMAIN, id: 3245
;; flags: qr aa rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 0, AUTHORITY: 1, ADDITIONAL: 0

;; QUESTION SECTION:
;xxx.                           IN      NS

;; AUTHORITY SECTION:
.                       86400   IN      SOA      
Kook.LookMaICanAlsoSplinterTheNameSpace.com

;; Query time: 4 msec
;; SERVER: g.LookMaICanAlsoSplinterTheNameSpace.com#53(192.0.2.1)
;; WHEN: Fri May 12 15:34:17 2006
;; MSG SIZE  rcvd: 96

And this is exactly why there should be only 1 namespace.....

W

>
> %dig ns xxx @g.public-root.com
>
> ; <<>> DiG 9.3.2 <<>> ns xxx @g.public-root.com
> ; (1 server found)
> ;; global options:  printcmd
> ;; Got answer:
> ;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 65
> ;; flags: qr rd; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 0, AUTHORITY: 2, ADDITIONAL: 1
>
> ;; QUESTION SECTION:
> ;xxx.  IN NS
>
> ;; AUTHORITY SECTION:
> xxx.  172800 IN NS eugene.kashpureff.org.
> xxx.  172800 IN NS ga.dnspros.net.
>
> ;; ADDITIONAL SECTION:
> ga.dnspros.net.  172800 IN A 64.27.14.2
>
> ;; Query time: 2 msec
> ;; SERVER: 199.5.157.131#53(199.5.157.131)
> ;; WHEN: Fri May 12 18:12:48 2006
> ;; MSG SIZE rcvd: 100
>
> Oh, sorry - you mean in the restricted USG root where ICANN  
> actually has to approve new TLDs rather than just doing the technical
> coordination (the ONLY thing they were tasked to do in the first  
> place).
>
> Freedom/Free Market Score: Inclusive Namespace: INFINITY, ICANN: ZERO
>
>

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