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    Yet Another .ORG Debate, 99% of the People Ignore
    by Anonymous on Friday May 21 2004, @03:14AM (#13622)
    This is yet another .ORG Debate that 99% of the
    people ignore. The .ORG People are certainly an
    evolved race, they live on their own planet. As
    noted recently on the IETF list*, "they are asked
    to use the Service Entrance" at hotels they visit
    because they "scare the other guests". It does not
    take long for people to see that .ORG people are
    an unsavory group to be avoided. One easy way to
    do that is to remove the .ORG TLD from the list
    of TLDs a family uses. Children then are not
    exposed to the anti-social behaviors of the .ORG

    In place of .ORG, the new TLDs** being offered by
    a wide range of companies can help augment the
    root zone. These can help to show children and
    families that there is diversity and that people
    can be civilized, in real life, and on the .NET.
    The .ORG People can remain on their own planet
    and have their time-wasting debates, with their
    own, like-minded population. The world can be
    educated to boycott .ORG businesses, foundations,
    media and social gatherings (or anti-social
    gatherings). The .ORG People will never go away,
    they can proudly carry their "brand", helping
    to warn anyone that happens to get near their
    planet that they are headed toward a black-hole
    of time-wasting debates which never end.

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    * http://www1.ietf.org/mail-archive/ietf/Current/msg 25161.html
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    Re:Yet Another .ORG Debate, 99% of the People Igno
    by dtobias (dan@tobias.name) on Friday May 21 2004, @05:09AM (#13630)
    User #2967 Info | http://domains.dan.info/
    Yeah, sure... the ACLU [aclu.org], Christian Coalition [cc.org], American Cancer Society [cancer.org], and Harry Potter fan site The Leaky Cauldron [the-leaky-cauldron.org] are all part of the same group of unsavory characters because of the .org in their Internet addresses.
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