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    Re: TLD Registration Enforcement: A Call for Autom
    by Anonymous on Tuesday October 01 2002, @06:48AM (#9469)
    Pointing the finger at (another) dot info scam does not change
    the issue at hand as presented by Ben. I find it presumptuous to
    simply 'volunteer him' to champion research on other issues you
    (or I) might (possibly rightfully so) perceive as more pressing.
    The terms of registration for dot biz preclude outright trade of
    these domains. The terms of registration for dot us
    set forth criteria based (at the very least) on a 'clear US relationship'.
    Both terms are being freely abused. One might also consider, that clients
    of Neustar/Neulevel in part chose to register these domains _because_
    of these restrictive terms.
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    Why I haven't written much about .INFO to date
    by BenEdelman on Tuesday October 01 2002, @09:59AM (#9480)
    User #3219 Info | http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/edelman
    As I considered (earlier this summer) which TLDs to focus on for various research projects, I was struck by the attention .INFO was already getting -- from multiple researchers, as described in this thread and in others. It's for that reason that I decided to focus my work elsewhere, by and large; I figure I can be more helpful and find more results that are as yet unknown if I work where others aren't.

    So, no, I wouldn't say that the reason for my recent focus is not because it's "safer than ... go[ing] after the real abusers" (and I don't know that I'd immediately agree with your sense of which problems are most serious).
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