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    Re:The Big Losers are the Other Registries
    by Anonymous on Thursday October 27 2005, @12:51AM (#16361)
    Everybody wants .com - the game is already over. Nobody wants a second rate TLD

    mycompany.biz mycompany.web couldn't afford a .com then?

    watch .travel and .jobs soar - sure.
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    Re:The Big Losers are the Other Registries by Anonymous
    "Everybody wants .com - the game is already over."
    by Anonymous on Thursday October 27 2005, @07:09AM (#16362)
    "Everybody wants .com - the game is already over."

    The game was over long ago when thousands of new
    TLDs should have been allowed into the root zone
    to head off what people now see, the .COM Root.

    People lied about the capacity of the root zone
    and protected their TLDs, especially ccTLDs, now
    they will find those UNDER the .COM.

    Where is .WEB ?

    See: WEB.COM

    Stay away from .NET, it now triggers IPv6 when
    you use one of those names. The .NET TLD is
    being re-shaped by the FCC and Telcos and ISPs
    to be an SS7-like signalling .NETwork for
    insiders. It just changes 1 bit in the packets
    from 0100 (4) to 0110 (6). Nothing else changes
    but the address space and routing is telco-only.
    Most consumers are happy with .COM and do not
    mess with any bits that may cause their service
    to be cut-off. If they access a .NET name, they
    get a screen that asks if they are authorized
    and accredited to proceed, and are also provided
    a .COM name for consumer access, via the COMmons.

    The U.S. Government, Verisign, ICANN and
    others have succeeded in moving 99% of the
    people into the COMmons, where they can be
    watched and controlled. People now equate .COM with "safe to use, backed by big money,
    stable, part of the COMmons, etc.". People
    really only want to look at and read about
    what is pre-approved and being looked at by
    others. The last thing many people on Earth
    want to be is, the only person or one of the
    only people who know some important fact or
    witness some important event. Governments and
    the press will ruin their lives. Instead, they
    prefer to populate the COMmons.

    "Everybody wants .com"
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