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    Re:Adding To That ...
    by Anonymous on Wednesday July 09 2003, @11:36AM (#11910)
    If Afilias had successfully been awarded .WEB instead of .INFO, the end result would be similar, that is, a gTLD relatively no users, and a registry mired in controversy and mistrust. Afilias would have tarnished any new gTLD. .INFO is actually a good, logical extension. Too bad ICANN decided they could trust a bunch of registrars to own and operate a single registry. There are lots of registrar-owners of Afilias, enough so no single registrar-owner burdens enough responsibility to "do the right thing". I remember Ken Stubbs was spokesman for Afilias back in November 2000, successfully convincing the Keystone-Cop-like ICANN Directors that Afilias was god's gift to the DNS. I like the fact that Afilias wasn't even a real company when it was awarded a new gTLD. No kidding, they became a company after they won. It was like: "Don't worry, we can become a company later.", or some similar nonsense. Well, the bad judgement really shows now. Is Nancy Victory the dumbest chick on the planet, or what?
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