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    Spectral Web, Inc.’s Comments Regarding Image Online Design, Inc. | Log in/Create an Account | Top | 68 comments | Search Discussion
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    Re: OWN? What ALT Root are you using?
    by simon on Tuesday November 20 2001, @02:37AM (#3796)
    User #2982 Info | http://www.nic.pro/
    "So what is your point?"
    --> no one can own a TLD!

    "The fact that you can set up a server to resolve .WEB TLDs does nothing for the rest of the hundreds of millions of users who need to type in yorudomain.TLD into their browsers from anywhere on the planet and all end up at the same machine. The issue is the accessibility and resolvability of the .WEB TLD via acceptance through ICANN's application process and not about some user setting up a DNS server to resolve .WEB TLDs for himself and as a joke for a couple of friends."

    --> That's the beauty of .PRO! Everyone who's going to own a .pro domain from RegistryPro could register the identical domain name with me, too. Not only one single domain name is registered in the alt root namespace under law.pro, med.pro and cpa.pro.
    Therefore everybody could end up the same page, regardless he/she uses the a-root or an alt root.

    Moreover this supports the stability of the Internet: Redundant registry entries.

    If you use the NameSocket Plug-In
    you can resolve ALL Roots. If the a-root server would be under attack or would be down you could use name.space root server or PacificRoot server.

    Redundant regitry entries in multiple roots is THE solution for stability of the Internet concerns!

    The Redundant dotPRO regitry
    nic.PRO will be back online soon with FREE sub-domains. Dowload the FREE plug-in at
    www.name-space.com/software
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    Re: OWN? What ALT Root are you using? by simon
    I think I'll sell .PRO too!
    by Anonymous on Tuesday November 20 2001, @05:22AM (#3800)
    That is a great idea. I'm setting up a set of servers for .PRO, too, and negotiating with New.net to carry it.

    If two is good, three is better!

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