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    .name is actually being used...
    by dtobias (dan@tobias.name) on Monday December 02 2002, @06:25PM (#10374)
    User #2967 Info | http://domains.dan.info/
    A Google search showed 29,600 indexed .name pages, including neal.young.name (not the singer). So there are people using .name. What do you expect, people to advertise their personal .name sites on the Super Bowl?
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    re DOT NAME
    by ANNODOMINI2000 (reversethis-{KU.OC.OOHAY} {ta} {D0002DA}) on Monday January 20 2003, @03:52AM (#10990)
    User #3359 Info | http://www.ad2000d.co.uk/
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    Speculators
    by dtobias (dan@tobias.name) on Monday December 02 2002, @01:56PM (#10366)
    User #2967 Info | http://domains.dan.info/
    Actually, I think one of the good things about .name is that speculators aren't interested in it... that leaves the names free for registration by people who actually want to use them.
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    Re: what about .pro
    by dtobias (dan@tobias.name) on Wednesday December 04 2002, @07:12AM (#10418)
    User #2967 Info | http://domains.dan.info/
    Just what's wrong with .pro? The concept of a logical namespace for various sorts of professionals makes some sense.

    What is it these days with the prevalence of anonymous carpers and whiners in this site? Lord knows there's enough valid stuff to criticize of ICANN, the registries, and the registrars, but lately what we're mostly seeing is vague gripes about how all the new TLDs suck, from people too cowardly or lazy to create an identifiable user account.
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