ICANN approves .XXX red-light district for the Internet

Stefan Fouant sfouant at shortestpathfirst.net
Sat Mar 26 21:07:08 CDT 2011


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Marshall Eubanks [mailto:tme at americafree.tv]
> Sent: Saturday, March 26, 2011 9:41 PM
> 
> But that is an excellent reason why someone would want it.
> 
> I was involved in the IETF NEWDOM WG way back in ~1996 and heard all of
> these arguments then. IMHO this was snake oil 15 years ago, and it is
> even
> more snake oil now.

And I'm afraid we'll be seeing a whole heckuva lot more of this snake oil
once ICANN finalizes the Generic TLD process in June:

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2382233,00.asp

Stefan Fouant






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