.nyc - here we go...

Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Fri Jul 5 01:39:34 UTC 2013

On Thu, 04 Jul 2013 18:02:35 -0700, Eric Brunner-Williams said:
> higher technical and financial requirements to pick one of a universe
> of fewer than 50 service providers,

I'm reasonably sure that there are more than 50 service providers
who are able to privide you with a connection that will do IPv6.

>                                     or that nearly all of the
> "developing economies" would be excluded, or self-exclude, from
> attempting to apply.

% dig so. any
a.nic.so.               43165   IN      A
a.nic.so.               43165   IN      AAAA    2001:470:1a::4
b.nic.so.               43165   IN      A
c.nic.so.               43165   IN      A
c.nic.so.               43165   IN      AAAA    2001:5a0:10::4
d.nic.so.               43165   IN      A
d.nic.so.               43165   IN      AAAA    2001:43f8:120::54

If Somalia, the failed nation state and  near-undisputed champion hell-hole of
the world, can manage to get quad-A's for its ccTLD, the bar can't be *too*

(Yes, i see exactly how they did it.  And there's nothing prohibiting any
of the applicants in "developing countries" from doing exactly the same

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