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    Country-Code Top Level Domains (ccTLDs) IANA
    ICANN silently refused .UA redelegation request?
    posted by michael on Friday October 14 2005, @08:35AM

    Squirrell writes "After the pause, caused by presidential elections and "Orange Revolution", the longlasting story of attempts to nationalize .UA ccTLD operations took one more round.

    The latest attempt to wrestle out .UA ccTLD from it's current manager is described in the article "On the old Internet boots of the new regime", published here http://eng.maidanua.org/node/401 at Maidan website.

    Since the article was published, some more news arrived.

    As far as we are aware of, ICANN politely refused to continue processing the redelegation request, mentioned in the article. Probably that was a wise decision: too stinky consequences are possible for ICANN in case of any clear and distinct decision - whatever it could be.

    Why bother fixing a working thing, anyway?

    But most persons of the SBU-side "team" are still in business and in Ukrainian politics. Anatoly Kinah, who signed the latest letter to ICANN (formarly vice-Prime Minister of Ukraine), has now become Head of National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine. Viktor Bondar, who is still a formal member of so-called "UANIC" board, has now become Minister of Transport and Communications.

    UA ccTLD mappet show continues?"



     
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