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    Re:computer stupid
    by cambler (chris@ambler.net) on Friday January 16 2004, @07:24AM (#12859)
    User #36 Info | http://onthenet.ambler.net/
    That's like saying that there are enough burger joints, so we don't need any more competition for McDonald's and Burger King. Who's Wendy's supposed to be competing with, KFC?

    Your knowledge of the Internet is lacking, as just about everyone involved, including the inventor of the DNS himself has agreed that the root could support upwards of tens-of-thousands of TLDs with no additional load. Indeed, it supported the entirety of .com at one point.

    Your anonymous attempts at logic fail. So sorry. Thankfully, your whining makes less than no difference in the process. The Department of Commerce MoU with ICANN mandates opening the root by the end of 2004 (I suggest you read it). See you there.

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    Ambler On The Net [ambler.net]

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    Re:computer stupid by cambler
    Re:computer stupid
    by Anonymous on Saturday January 17 2004, @01:25AM (#12862)
    .com should not be likened to a burger joint, and I think that is where your thinking has has gone wrong. burgerking.com, KFC.com, and mcdonalds.com are. Can you remember that? They compete against each other at this time, no problem. No one is stopping you from competing. Amblerburger.com is probably free. .EDU does not compete against .COM or .MIL, GOV etc. That way people can keep track of the competitors in the 2lds. You want to compete against the existing 2lds, not on an even playing field, but by flooding the root. There are sound reasons for the original design.

    Answer this one question. Who would benefit from icannwatch.web other than yourself?

    Zooom

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