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    Re: How will ICANN respond to work-around on gTLDs
    by kodo (binaryloop@nospam.yahoo.com) on Thursday March 08 2001, @04:54AM (#384)
    User #21 Info | http://www.paradigm.nu/icann
    cadder wrote: "All that was ever required of users was to change a few numbers in their dial-up settings."

    Let's not forget that there are millions of idiots online who go and type "www.hotmail.com" into their favorite search engine rather than just entering the address in the location bar. If most of these people had both hands on their arse they still couldn't find it! And you expect them to go in and change thier Network configuration settings?!!? Fat chance.

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    Re: How will ICANN respond to work-around on gTLDs by kodo
    Re: How will ICANN respond to work-around on gTLDs
    by cadder on Thursday March 08 2001, @05:43AM (#385)
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    I said that the reason those previous attempts at circumventing the root servers failed was because it required users to change those settings. Now, it is a simple procedure, but you're right kodo, never in my life would I expect anybody other than the most savvy net user to figure out how to employ that workaround.

    This new effort will simply stand to prove just how tough it will be to introduce true innovation back into the Internet.

    -c
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