What DNS Is Not
brunner at nic-naa.net
Thu Nov 26 20:55:49 UTC 2009
Dan White wrote:
> On 26/11/09 07:37 -0800, David Conrad wrote:
>> There are folks on this list who work for ISPs which are doing
>> wildcards/synthesis/etc. They (or, more likely their management) can
>> tell you there are obvious business reasons why they do
>> wildcards/synthesis/etc. Perhaps I'm overly cynical, but I suspect
>> that until those business reasons go away, shining a flash light will
>> probably just result in more ISPs implementing wildcards/synthesis/etc.
> That's a disagreement we'll have to have. Anytime this issue has been
> up in a public setting (here, slashdot, etc.) has resulted in terrible
> and even corrective action. In particular, Network Solutions' attempt to
> at this at the .com level was corrected. Of course I don't know what, if
> any, ICANN pressure has to do with that, but the flash light practice was
> apparently successful.
I do know what, if any, ICANN pressure had to do with that. The pressure
on ICANN was real, and the pressure ICANN put on VGRS was sufficient.
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