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    Guesses for the three new ones...
    by isquat on Friday November 01 2002, @06:15PM (#9936)
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    .aqua (for Kent and his Yacht Club, so they can get a domain after all: Potters.AQUA; also transport over water is less unfriendly for the environment than .AERO!);
    .telco (for Hans Kraaijenbrink; only for good old telco's, not all the newcomers on the market);
    .god (for Joe Baptista, so that he won't attack ICANN anymore; for all sorts of religions; IANA is not in the business of deciding who is a religion and who not!)
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    Re: Lynn Proposes Three New TLDs
    by yggdrazil on Sunday November 03 2002, @03:15AM (#9956)
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    I propose three less gTLDs.

    Remove .gov, .edu and .mil (over a couple of years, of course), and replace them with .gov.us, .edu.us and .mil.us
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    Re: Lynn Proposes Three New TLDs
    by dahamsta on Friday November 01 2002, @01:03AM (#9910)
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    One would expect greater reporting accuracy from Salon.com.

    It's not Salon reporting, it's AP. See words three, four and five in the original post.

    adam
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    Re: ICANN doesn't give a crap about old.net
    by simon on Friday November 01 2002, @03:35AM (#9912)
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    Yes it could, but ICANN will never do it!
    New.net is no such alt root thing like ARNI or Name.Space.
    New.net is within the USG root (.net TLD).
    About 150 million user can view new.net domain names. About a half of them have access to new.net domain names via the New.net Plug-in. Most of the New.net Plug-ins are distibuted in the US and UK (e.g. download Kazaa and you get the New.net Plug-in). This Plug-in sits ON TOP! of the DNS. If a plug-in users types in e.g. http://www.drugs.shop in his browser bar, this command will be routed to the domain name http://www.drugs.shop.new.NET.

    If ICANN would introduce a .shop TLD, New.net Plug-in user would nevertheless routed to a domain name with the ending .shop.new.net!
    At least 75 million users would see the .shop domains of New.net! even if ICANN would introduce a .shop TLD itself.

    But if ICANN nevertheless decides to intoduce their own .shop TLD, New.net domain name holders would profit from it: The .shop TLD would be more well-known. This would lead to more traffic (e.g. more type-ins for drugs.shop) for New.net .shop domain holders.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: Keep holding your breath
    by PeterBarron (pebarron@hotmail.com) on Friday November 01 2002, @06:29AM (#9920)
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    I do so love the unsubstantiated and anonymous dismissals of valid points.

    They are the trolling posts that prove the point.

    ++Peter
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    Re: Keep holding your breath
    by PeterBarron (pebarron@hotmail.com) on Friday November 01 2002, @06:31AM (#9921)
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    So you advocate the artificial closing of a market to applicants who already paid their fees? How antitrustful of you.

    In a way, I somewhat hope that ICANN listens to people like you, Herr Anonymous, and closes the market, simply because the antitrust case brought against them will be their downfall. In a way, that might be a better end than any.

    ++Peter
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    Re: And the winners are ...
    by PeterBarron (pebarron@hotmail.com) on Sunday November 03 2002, @09:12AM (#9965)
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    It is telling that Image Online Design's financial model predicted all of this. That's the financial model that ICANN called unrealistic after they had AA do a hatchet job on it.

    If I were IOD, I'd be taking out a full page ad in the Financial Times that said "I Told You So".

    ++Peter
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