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    Facts About .com Name Registrations | Log in/Create an Account | Top | 5 comments | Search Discussion
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    YEP, .COM is the New ROOT with 50 million TLDs
    by Anonymous on Friday March 31 2006, @10:20AM (#16669)
    YEP, .COM is the New ROOT with 50 million TLDs

    Software can now drop the .COM and call it a day.

    Need a .WEB name ? Check out WEB.COM the official .WEB Registry

    The next step is to move all of the .COM names to the NEW .COM Registry, NOT operated by Verisign.

    The Network IS the Registry !!!
    Each .COM owner will provide several dedicated nodes that collectively create the .COM zone.
    All of the node names are taken. You have to buy
    a physical node to obtain a .COM name.

    Rumor has it that the Google.COM nodes are not
    for sale and are not co-located in Paul Vixie's
    garage.
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    A Russian walks into a bar and orders a beer.
    by Anonymous on Friday March 31 2006, @01:06PM (#16673)
    A Russian walks into a bar and orders a beer. "That will be 100,000 rubles," says the bartender. "100,000 rubles!" the customer protests, "last week it was only fifty rubles!" "Well," replies the bartender, "it's fifty thousand for the TLD and fifty thousand for the perestroika." Reluctantly, the customer gives the bartender a ruble, and is surprised when the bartender gives him back fifty kopecs and says, "We are out of beer."

    ICANN Version

    A fool walks into ICANN and orders a TLD. "That will be one ruble," says the bartender. "One hundred thousand rubles!" the customer protests, "last week it was only fifty thousand rubles!" "Well," replies the bartender, "it's fifty thousand kopeks for the TLD and fifty thousand for the perestroika." Reluctantly, the customer gives ICANN 100,000 rubles, and is surprised when ICANN gives him back fifty thousand rubles and says, "We are out of TLDs."
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