ICANN to allow commercial gTLDs

Joel Jaeggli joelja at bogus.com
Fri Jun 17 19:43:11 CDT 2011


On Jun 17, 2011, at 5:33 PM, Jay Ashworth wrote:

> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "John Levine" <johnl at iecc.com>
> 
>> I happen to agree that adding vast numbers of new TLDs is a terrible
>> idea more for administrative and social than technical reasons, but
>> this is the first you've heard about it, you really haven't been
>> paying attention.
> 
> John, yes, I've been paying attention to the TLD space since Chris Ambler 
> *first* put in his .web proposal -- what is that; 15 years now?  20?
> 
> This is the first I've heard of *the possibility of TLD registrars being
> end-user internal/exclusive*.
> 
> People have made jokes about company TLDs in the past, sure, but no, I
> never heard any specific discussion about it actually happening; I invite
> citations.

http://www.icann.org/en/topics/new-gtlds/consultation-outreach-en.htm

> Cheers,
> -- jra
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