ICANN to allow commercial gTLDs
joelja at bogus.com
Sat Jun 18 00:43:11 UTC 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
> -- jra
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