Scotland ccTLD? - armchair quarterbacking

manning bill bmanning at isi.edu
Wed Sep 17 15:03:02 UTC 2014


Perhaps a dose of factual information may temper this thread.
If we are talking about ISO-3166-2 - the basis for the CCTLD delegations, then:

1_  Scotland has no say in the country code selected.
2_  ICANN has no say in the country code selected.
3_  The choice is up to an ISO committee.   

See:  http://www.iso.org/iso/country_codes.htm


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On 16September2014Tuesday, at 18:15, Larry Sheldon <LarrySheldon at cox.net> wrote:

> On 9/16/2014 18:57, Masataka Ohta wrote:
>> What will happen to ".uk" if England is left alone?
>> 
>> 					Masataka Ohta
> 
> There are still at least 3 countries left in the UK if Scotland splits.
> 
> The name change is that in that event, Great Britain (.gb
> country-code 	Reserved Domain - IANA) will refer only to the land mass
> (which it should any way, but if often used to refer to the three
> kingdoms on it.
> 
> 
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