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    Five Questions with David Hernand, New.net CEO | Log in/Create an Account | Top | 6 comments | Search Discussion
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    Re: Five Questions with David Hernand, New.net CEO
    by Anonymous on Monday July 02 2001, @10:10AM (#1046)

    As David Hernand and others have pointed out,
    the population of SLD.TLD owners will be the key.

    New.Net could go away tomorrow, and the
    numerous SLD.TLD owners would rapidly self-organize and keep their TLD alive.

    If there are millions of SLD.TLD owners, ICANN
    could try to wipe a TLD out, but would have to
    find millions of NEW SLD.TLD owners.

    Where would those new SLD.TLD owners come from ? Would millions of new web sites have to
    be created ? Just to satisfy some ICANN Board
    member's desire to obliterate a TLD ?

    Take .WEB as an example, does anyone think
    the 28,000 .WEB owners can be replaced ?

    What is a company with 28,000 customers worth ?

    What is the customer list worth ?


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