Why is .gov only for US government agencies?

ITechGeek itg at itechgeek.com
Wed Oct 22 05:25:46 UTC 2014


Instead of multiple govs trying to use .gov or .mil, the best idea would be
to collapse .gov under .gov.us and .mil under .mil.us (Much like how other
countries already work).

I don't see that happening as long as the US gov has a say in the matter.
I think .su will be decommissioned long before .gov or .mil are.

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On Tue, Oct 21, 2014 at 2:17 PM, David Conrad <drc at virtualized.org> wrote:

> On Oct 21, 2014, at 10:33 AM, Sandra Murphy <sandy at tislabs.com> wrote:
> >> Folks outside of the US have issues with the US government having a
> role in the administration of the root, even if that role is to ensure
> ICANN does screw the pooch.
> >
> > I'm thinking there's a "not" missing here.
>
> For the numerous people who have suggested similar, both publicly and
> privately: yes, I did accidentally leave out a teensy little word. I
> honestly wasn't making a comment about my current (perhaps until my boss
> reads the post) employer. Really. No, really.
>
> That'll teach me to post pre-coffee.
>
> Regards,
> -drc
>
>


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