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    Re: .edu: Educause Front-End, VeriSign Back-End
    by larry on Saturday April 14 2001, @07:38AM (#528)
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    There are actually quite a few "non-degree granting bodies" that have .edu's. There are actually high schools (see www.lacademy.edu a prep school or www.winstonprep.edu) that have .edu's as well as several others who managed to have them granted.

    Here's an interesting one: www.childsearch.edu

    And another: www.photography.edu (owned by a photographer.)

    Want more? www.insurancefactory.edu (owned by an insurance broker).

    See the whois for "tech.edu" (not in use) or "med.edu" (used for several purposes). Others that were granted include: "clue.edu" "acct.edu" "whitehose.edu" "diplomacy.edu" "edu.edu" (the last are only two of several non-US granted .edu's contrary to what was mentioned in another story posted to ICANNWATCH. )

    What is going to be interesting is seeing what educause.edu is going to do in the case of granting .edu's that are of interest to multiple institutions. What if both Wharton and Harvard Business schools put in applications for "business.edu".

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