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    Re: ICANN doesn't give a crap about old.net
    by Anonymous on Friday November 01 2002, @04:02AM (#9916)
    I don't own any new.net domains and have no interest in them. But I believe in fairness in the marketplace......

    You're building a Death Star in your backyard, aren't you?

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    Re: ICANN doesn't give a crap about old.net
    by simon on Friday November 01 2002, @07:58AM (#9928)
    User #2982 Info | http://www.nic.pro/
    What are your problems with New.net?
    Are you that logoguy, who was a New.net customer but get angry because New.net has chosen another company to manufacture t-shirts for their promotion campaign?

    Please tell me your stats/figures?
    I doubt New.net doctors their stats. Why? Because they had that goal to reach 200 million people by mid 2002. They have obviously not reached this goal. If New.net would have doctored their stats they would have reached it.

    From the New.net site:
    150,128,876 Internet users worldwide have access to New.net domain names*
    * New.net domain names are accessible by persons that use one of our partner ISPs to access the Internet or who activate their browsers. This number is limited now, but growing daily. For source information click here.
    New.net bases its estimate of total users with access on two numbers: 1) the number of ISP accounts with access as reported by New.net activated ISP partners (for free ISP partners, New.net uses the ISP’s reported 30 day active number); and 2) users who can access New.net domain name extensions because they have activated their browsers by downloading our plug-in. These raw numbers, which represent either ISP accounts or PCs with access, are adjusted to reflect a conservative estimate of the actual number of people accessing the Internet via these sources. In the case of ISP accounts the number is adjusted based on information from the Department of Commerce study Falling Through the Net: Toward Digital Inclusion, A Report on Americans’ Access to Technology Tools and other sources which estimate 2.1 users per household. For our calculation we conservatively assume all ISP accounts are residential accounts despite the fact that in reality many accounts are corporate accounts with much higher numbers of users per account. In the case of client downloads in the US, the number is also adjusted based upon information from the same Department of Commerce study, but only by a factor of 1.5 to account for the likelihood that some people are using these PCs from work only and therefore have a lower average number of users per PC. For clients downloaded outside the U.S. there is no adjustment made due to lack of any reliable information for our international markets despite the fact that one could assume much higher use per computer numbers. Finally, the number is also reduced to account for the likelihood that some of the users who download our plug-in access the Internet via an ISP that already recognizes New.net domain names.

    Distribution partners:

    Domain sale partners:
    Easyspace, the UK's largest ICANN accredited registrar, provides an array of webhosting packages, E-Commerce solutions, and other website development tools all designed to optimize your presence on the Internet. With these products available at an average 40% lower than industry standards, Easyspace has quickly established itself as a leading web services company with over 1/2 million customers worldwide.

    Again: New.net is not ARNI or Name.Spacenic.PRO will be back online soon with FREE sub-domains. Dowload the FREE plug-in at
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