Concern about gTLD servers in India

John R. Levine johnl at
Sat Mar 10 11:01:18 CST 2012

> The IDN TLDs (to date, with the exception of the test IDN TLDs) are more properly considered ccTLDs as they are the localized version of country names.

Good point.

> Also, one could make a distinction between sponsored TLDs and generic TLDs, but that's probably splitting hairs.

I suppose, but they all have similar registry and registrar agreements 
with ICANN, which is what makes them different from ccTLDs.

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