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    Savvy users: Non-web domains, diff registrars
    by BenEdelman on Friday November 28 2003, @09:21PM (#12704)
    User #3219 Info | http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/edelman
    I was attempting to make a point that there is, indeed, a difference between the F-1000 companies, average registrants and those who register domains for non-web use. Average registrants come in many varieties, of course. Those registering for non-web use are, IMO, more likely to understand a bit more about the registration mechanics and DNS in general. Therefore, they may be a bit more discriminating regarding the registrar they choose.


    Thanks for restating this. Now I understand your point, and I agree that this is precisely the kind of difference across groups necessary to undermine my inferences. The question, then, is the relative size of this group and the extent to which it applies (e.g. how many savvy users there are, how many domains they register, how many of those domains don't have web sites). The larger the answers here, the more skewed my inferences.

    Thanks again for the further clarification here. Much appreciated.
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