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    Re: Neustar Ponders Death Rate for .kids.us
    by Grumpy on Tuesday September 10 2002, @11:38AM (#9139)
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    Not exactly... Neustar's just jumping the gun on what it would be required to do under the terms of the kids.us bill.

    It's a good thing that they've put this out for comment, however, as Neustar is displaying its (self-admitted) incompetence right from the beginning. In the broadcasting world, "indecency" is NOT limited to the "seven dirty words" in George Carlin's famous monologue... instead, the FCC and the Supreme Court have agreed on a much broader definition. The Pacifica case specifically rejects any particularized list of words, knowing that such an approach leaves too many loopholes.

    Aside from that mis-step, I think Neustar's on the right path here. And if this keeps Congress from taking action (at least for a little while), so much the better.

    - Grumpy

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    Re: Neustar Ponders Death Rate for .kids.us by Grumpy
    Re: kids.us -- an example for all other ccTLDs
    by fnord (groy2kNO@SPAMyahoo.com) on Wednesday September 11 2002, @05:39AM (#9151)
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    Kids.ca doesn't resolve. It is presently registered to Jason Chapnik, who once promised to pay $50 million for the rights to .tv. The Canadian government is stupid but it isn't stupid enough to pass such legislation, and if it was it wouldn't pick a stupid name like .kids. -g
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