ICANN opens up Pandora's Box of new TLDs

Eric Brunner-Williams brunner at nic-naa.net
Fri Jun 27 06:25:12 CDT 2008


Martin,

You know the phrase "Paris is worth a mass"? Well, we get .paris, as 
well as .cat, and other reasonable things, plus chaff and clutter.

Eric

Martin Hannigan wrote:
> Eric;
>
> The only reason I would have supported rejecting the proposal is the 'morality' language related to offensive TLD's. .  
>
> What's your take on that part of the process? 
>
> Marty
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Eric Brunner-Williams <brunner at nic-naa.net>
> To: Martin Hannigan
> Cc: nanog at nanog.org <nanog at nanog.org>; [email protected] <[email protected]>
> Sent: Fri Jun 27 10:57:15 2008
> Subject: Re: ICANN opens up Pandora's Box of new TLDs
>
> Martin,
>
> I wasn't that impressed with Dave's remarks, but I heard them rather 
> than read them, which may have made a difference. I agree with your 
> views on the substance and spirit of Susan's and Wendy's statements.
>
> This -- the new GTLD process -- was originally scheduled to get to 
> completion in 2003 and 2004 -- after the initial 2000 round.
>
> Eric
>
> Martin Hannigan wrote:
>   
>>> See pages 17 - 20 of https://par.icann.org/files/paris/gTLDUpdateParis-23jun08.pdf
>>> See pages 22 - 25 of https://par.icann.org/files/paris/gTLDUpdateParis-23jun08.pdf
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>>>       
>>  
>> I think that this is a good read as well, especially the comments by Dave Wodeley, Susan Crawford, and Wendy Seltzer.
>>  
>> https://par.icann.org/files/paris/BoardMeeting_26June08.txt
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>>  
>> Best,
>>
>> Martin
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