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    TLD must be rolled out with public policy in mind
    by Anonymous on Tuesday August 23 2005, @04:14PM (#16054)
    "Each TLD must be rolled out with public policy in mind."

    TLDs are now NOT being rolled out, they are being
    well-hidden. .XXX is a good example. The application
    to ICANN was a troll. They wanted to see what
    ICANN would do and now they see. .XXX has done a
    major service for many TLDs which will now prosper
    WITHOUT the ICANN curse or contract. ICANN will of
    course withdraw and retire milking their .NET
    cash cow. ICANN will then turn their attention to
    .COM, which is their real agenda. They can not
    wait to get their percentage of that .COM revenue.
    ICANN is a for-profit business with no benefit
    to the public. The benefit flows to the insiders
    that receive their dividend checks from ICANN
    each month, for doing nothing.

    If the U.S. Government wants to see the working
    and growing TLDs become more wide-spread, they
    can encourage the U.S. FCC to make that happen.
    It is actually a very simple process. ICANN has
    turned it into a private political football
    on their uneven playing field where they change
    the rules each month.

    .XXX will help educate the U.S. Government about
    the monster they created called ICANN. This will
    not make ICANN go away, but consumers can be
    warned to avoid the ICANN root. Companies will
    prosper that serve consumers well and deliver
    that message to them.
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    TLD must be rolled out with public policy in mind by Anonymous


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