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    Re: Who broke .org?
    by Anonymous on Saturday July 03 2004, @08:32AM (#13863)
    Re: Who broke .org?

            * From: Jeff Wasilko
            * Date: Sat Jul 03 11:24:39 2004

    On Sat, Jul 03, 2004 at 06:45:44AM -0700, Bill Woodcock wrote:
    > On Fri, 2 Jul 2004, Jeff Wasilko wrote:
    > > Can't we just go back to non-anycast, please?
    > Uh, how much additional down-time did you want? Rolling the clock back a
    > decade isn't going to make things _better_.

    Why do you say that? .com and .net seem to work just fine without the extreme reliance
    on 2 anycasted servers (i.e. they are serving up 13 different NS records).
    I realize .com/.net may be using anycast as well, but they've
    managed to engineer a solution that is stable. .org was pretty reliable when it was being run by the same folks that are
    still running .com/.net. .org broke one month after it was moved to UltraDNS, and has
    since broken at least 4 times (based on reports to NANOG). How
    many times have there been significant outages in .com/.net in
    the past 10-11 months?

    Wouldn't there be a huge uproar (a-la sitefinder) if .com/.net
    were as unreliable as .org has been?

    -j (wishing his domain wasn't in .org anymore)

    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    So much for Dave Farber getting .ORG and .NET
    by Anonymous on Saturday July 03 2004, @11:17AM (#13864)
    So much for Dave Farber getting .ORG and .NET

    It should be clear to everyone that University professors should not be experimenting with TLDs, such as .ORG.

    Have people forgotten when Jon Postel hi-jacked the root severs and the U.S. Government sent agents to his office at USC/ISI to restore the service ?

    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    Was the .ORG Outage a Troll ? a Sting ?
    by Anonymous on Saturday July 03 2004, @11:25AM (#13865)
    Was the .ORG Outage a Troll ? a Sting ?

    Have people noticed that ICANN insiders seem to have problems keeping simple DNS servers running ? and they never explain what went on.

    Could it be these outages are **planned** in order to extract MORE FUNDING for the illusion of better service in the future ?

    Will the ICANN Board be approving large price increases for .ORG in order to provide more funding for the Internet Society ? Will those increases be justified on the grounds that better servers and networks are needed ?

    Will people be distracted from the fact that .ORG is run by the Internet Society with zero prior experience runing a TLD Registry, and ISOC has out-sourced it to the PIR which was created after .ORG was awareded and PIR has out-sourced the real work to Dave Farber's company, which claims to operate 20+ other TLDs, even though no one seems to know what they are.

    Will ICANN be finding a different Registry to run .ORG in light of the failures ?

    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    Re: Who broke .org?
    by Anonymous on Sunday July 04 2004, @06:21AM (#13869)
    Serious Lack of DNS Clue

    PIR .ORG Advisory Council Members by Region

    Calvin Browne, UniForum (South Africa)
    Pierre Dandjinou, UNDP (Senegal)
    Dave Kissoondoyal, Bowman Group of Companies (Mauritius)

    Pavan Duggal, Cyberlaws.net (India)
    S.S. Kshatriy (India)

    Ruay-Shiung Chang, National Dong Hwa University (Taiwan)
    Walter G. Morton, Chamber of Commerce (Republic of Palau)
    Adam Peake, glocom (Japan)
    Ian Peter (Australia)

    Cristina Coteanu, Philippe & Partners (Belgium)
    Ben Laurie, A.L. Digital Ltd. (United Kingdom)
    Nadia McLaren, Union of International Associations (UK/Australia)
    Eric Tomson (Belgium)

    Harold Feld, Media Access Project (United States – DC)
    Michael Geist, University of Ottawa Law School (Canada)
    Michael Gilbert, Nonprofit Online News (United States - WA)
    Mark H. Moore, Kennedy School (United States - MA)
    Lori S. Schulman, March of Dimes (United States - DC)
    Barbara Simons, Association for Computing Machinery (United States - CA)

    Sylvia Cadena, Tropical Whitefly IPM Project (Colombia)
    Klaus Stoll, Fundacion Chasquinet (Ecuador)

    Harold Feld (United States - DC)
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