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    Re: Registrations in Open ccTLDs
    by Anonymous on Tuesday July 23 2002, @08:16AM (#8039)
    Sorry but it is too late to put it back. .org is used as another open tld. The new registry operator will probably encourage its use for organizations, but the fact remains that it is still open. The days of .net being only for network providers are long gone too. Expect Microsoft to make a run at operating .net in 2005/06 whenever Verisign has to let go of .net. I think Ben's research confirms what most already know but refuse to accept- new tlds are not necessary.
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    Re: Registrations in Open ccTLDs by Anonymous
    Re: Registrations in Open ccTLDs
    by PeterBarron (pebarron@hotmail.com) on Tuesday July 23 2002, @08:27AM (#8042)
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    There is very little in life that is necessary.

    Just because something is not necessary is not a reason to prohibit it.

    Arguments like this, that new TLDs are not necessary, are just the fodder that the existing registries use to ensure that they remain without competition.

    ++Peter
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