ICANN to allow commercial gTLDs

David Conrad drc at virtualized.org
Sat Jun 18 02:13:00 UTC 2011

On Jun 17, 2011, at 4:04 PM, Owen DeLong wrote:
> I really don't think that namespace issues are part of the role for the ASO AC.

Why do you think there is an ASO?

> This is clearly a problem for ICANN's disaster-ridden domain-name side, and not
> for the ASO/NRO side of things.

Because there is clearly no inter-relation between domains and address and the
operation of the Internet.

> Operationally, it's a horrible idea, but,
> most of us in layers 1-4 stopped paying much attention to the disasters happening
> at ICANN for DNS along time ago as we sort of came to believe that we didn't have
> enough money to bribe^h^h^h^h^hinfluence the right people in a sufficiently
> meaningful way to make our voices heard.

Aren't you one of the folks who state that if you don't participate in PPML then
you have no reason to criticize ARIN policies?


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