ICANN to allow commercial gTLDs
marka at isc.org
Sat Jun 18 08:47:25 UTC 2011
In message <201106180718.p5I7IrBe020792 at mail.r-bonomi.com>, Robert Bonomi write
> > Subject: Re: ICANN to allow commercial gTLDs
> > From: Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com>
> > MacDonald's would likely get title to .macdonalds under the new rules,
> > right?
> > Well... Which MacDonald's?
> > 1. The fast food chain
> > 2. O.C. MacDonald's Plumbing Supply
> > 3. MacDonald and Sons Paving Systems
> > 4. MacDonald and Madison Supply Company
> > 5. etc.
> Easy to resolve (excuse the pun) _that_ one.
> The _senior_ claimant to that domain would be Clan MacDonald, of Scotland.
> Who gets 'apple'? Apple (the computer company), Apple (the record company)?
> How about the 'fruit of the month' club?
> Now, if you want a _hard_ problem, who gets to register 'YellowPages' ?
> <*EVIL* grin>
YellowPages would work. It's used under licence.
As for single label hostnames, RFC 897 got rid of single label
hostnames and they should not come back. They are a security issue,
see RFC 1535.
This has been pointed out in the past.
Mark Andrews, ISC
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