ICANN opens up Pandora's Box of new TLDs
owen at delong.com
Thu Jun 26 18:17:45 CDT 2008
On Jun 26, 2008, at 4:07 PM, Martin Hannigan wrote:
>> And no, companies *aren't* "forced to pay for another domain name"
>> because a new TLD appears -- they aren't doing it *now*, by and
>> and thank ghod:
> The last time I looked there were a few thousand companies
> protecting their intellectual property by using companies like Mark
> Monitor to insure that they had defensive registrations in all
> ccTLD's possible.
Whether some choose to do that or not, I believe that the point is that:
1. Nobody is FORCING them to do so.
2. Most are _NOT_ doing so.
3. It is somewhat anti-social to do so, but, that has rarely been a
constraint on corporate greed, especially amongst the Intelectual
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