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    Re:NRO.NET Moves [Off-Shore] to South America
    by Anonymous on Sunday November 13 2005, @06:17PM (#16491)
    Recentemente, por exemplo, a Icann aprovou a criação do domínio ".xxx" (para sites pornôs), mas o governo Bush decidiu adiar por tempo indeterminado a concretização do projeto. "Nós, que discordamos da maneira como o processo havia sido encaminhado, não fomos ouvidos. No entanto, sozinho, o governo dos EUA teve poder de veto", diz Santana.

    Outro conflito refere-se à extensão ".travel", recentemente aprovada. Os interessados do setor de turismo devem se inscrever em até dois meses, para que possam usar o domínio. A partir daí, o uso dos endereços é liberado para qualquer pessoa interessada --e disposta a pagar cerca de US$ 50 por ano.

    O problema, neste caso, está na possibilidade de um internauta mal-intencionado utilizar termos tipicamente brasileiros para criar uma página indevida --como "Copacabana.travel" para um site ligado à prostituição.
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    In 2050, 51% of Americans - Spanish First Language
    by Anonymous on Sunday November 13 2005, @06:28PM (#16492)
    In 2050, 51% of Americans - Spanish First Language

    All of the legal contracts and governance will have
    to change over to Spanish, to reflect the majority
    rule in a democracy. Schools will no longer be
    bi-lingual, that is expensive. They will be
    Spanish-only. Children born today, will have to
    prepare now, for 2050.
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