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    sTLDs hoping to enter legacy root ".travel" Sold
    posted by michael on Thursday May 12 2005, @12:07PM

    ehasbrouck writes "

    ICANN signed a contract with Tralliance Corp. on 5 May 2005 to operate a ".travel" sponsored top-level domain (sTLD) on 5 May 2005, and today TheGlobe.com exercised its option to purchase Tralliance Corp., according to a press release today from TheGlobe.com (registration may be required to view the release, unless you navigate to it via Google News).

    I have more in my blog."


     
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    by ehasbrouck on Thursday May 12 2005, @05:43PM (#15218)
    User #3130 Info | http://hasbrouck.org

    Just a few hours after it was made public that the ".travel" agreement had been signed and the registy operator had been sold, I received my first response [hasbrouck.org] from ICANN to (some of) my requests on ".travel".

    It doesn't mention my request for a stay pending indpendent review. It is interesting for giving a picture of how ICANN's General Counsel interprets the meaning of "maximum extent feasible" of openness and transparency.

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    Re:The board...functioned as puppets
    by fnord (groy2kNO@SPAMyahoo.com) on Tuesday May 24 2005, @08:07PM (#15347)
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    One of the problems is that with a completely open election, it's very very difficult to make sure that it won't be captured by special interests.
    So our only election was captured by anti-democratic Kent Crispin and, if we are to believe him (work with me on this), a sneak attack by the yellow hordes amounting to yet another day that will live in infamy (we'll be out of calendar before we know it).

    OK, I'll bite. Some of what you say actually hits home or at least has, as they used to say in SillyConValley, resonance. So instead of posting all these cryptic screeds (if I don't get some of your more obtuse references I doubt anyone else will, including the future archeologists you seem to be addressing, now that's argumentum ad novitatem, to whose sorry lot is left sifting out these bits), why don't you just cut down on the redundant Postel conspiracy repetitiveness, add some propellerhead details about why I should believe Cisco has built something better than a new.net plugin or something heavy enough to be a boat anchor, create and reroute a premiss to point to a conclusion, submit it as a new ICW article (and therefore not so terribly offtopic), and be done with it. An ability to code selectable HTML links and a slightly more nuanced sense of humour than Mike Roberts would also not be found amiss. -g

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