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    No more TLDs - they'll just make more TLDs
    by Anonymous on Wednesday November 21 2001, @06:07PM (#3824)
    It's simple, really.

    No more generic TLDs that compete with the inside players already enjoying an artificial monopoly.

    ICANN will create more restricted TLDs that have no hope of taking market share from the existing gTLDs.

    They'll then make money from ccTLDs by offering them a "pay to play" contract like .us and .au.

    Finally, if they need more money, the existing gTLDs will help out by being granted more new gTLDs. Can't open it up to new companies, as that might destabalize the Internet, so better give new gTLDs to existing companies that are already doing a swell job.

    Any questions?
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    Nice summary - Don't forget Stuart's $250,000 sala
    by Anonymous on Wednesday November 21 2001, @06:16PM (#3825)
    Nice summary - Don't forget Stuart's $250,000 salary

    Does ICANN even need an office ?
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    Afilias should open up .WEB to compliment .INFO
    by Anonymous on Wednesday November 21 2001, @06:20PM (#3827)
    That would help to stabilize the situation
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