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    Another Alternative Root TLD .USA slated to bilk the Unskilled Masses | Log in/Create an Account | Top | 16 comments | Search Discussion
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    Lets be Patriotic, not idiotic . . .
    by Anonymous on Wednesday November 07 2001, @08:26PM (#3453)
    I am having visions of an unrelated (I hope) company that made bold promises. Remember XTNS?

    Anyway, lets take a look at:
    http://www.dotusa.com/faq.phtml

    For each .usa domain name registered there is an annual fee of $59 [Fifty Nine Bucks! - are you kidding?]

    As soon as you register a .usa domain name, it is stored on a Network of Global DNS servers until activation in 2002 [Is this because the technology to resolve these "domains" doesnt exist now? Are we simply being sold a promise? Like I said, we have seen this before]

    Why not pay $10.00 for a .info, .biz or .com that works now? If you want to be patriotic, spend that $10.00 with an American registrar and donate the $49.00 you saved to your favorite charity or use it to support our military men and women.



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