ICANN to allow commercial gTLDs
rps at maine.edu
Mon Jun 20 11:36:26 CDT 2011
Technical issues aside (and there are many...)
How long before we see marketing campaigns urging people to only trust
".band" and that ".com" et. al. are "less secure".
With a $185,000 application fee this tends to really kill small
businesses and conditions the public to favor ecommerce with the
giants, not to mention a nice revenue boost for ICANN.
Would love to hear the dirt on backroom conversations that led to this
Hopefully there will be enough public outcry to reverse it... but I'm
On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 5:04 PM, Jay Ashworth <jra at baylink.com> wrote:
> Aw, Jeezus.
> No. Just, no.
> -- jra
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