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    Re: Please, No More TLDs...
    by Anonymous on Friday December 06 2002, @01:59PM (#10448)
    safe to say you sell but one mattress.
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    Re: Please, No More TLDs...
    by Anonymous on Friday December 06 2002, @02:53PM (#10449)
    First off, I don't believe you. I make you for a speculator who doesn't want the market diluted.

    Do you feel that there should be no more radio stations or TV stations in your market, as it's confusing your customers? Of course not. How are TLDs any different?

    Answer that, and we'll talk.
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    Re: Please, No More TLDs...
    by Anonymous on Friday December 06 2002, @03:55PM (#10450)
    By-the-way, do you carry one brand of mattress? Or do you confuse your customers by selling multiple brands and multiple models?

    The answer to customer confusion is information, not restriction of the marketplace.
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    You probably don't know what Window XP is...
    by Anonymous on Friday December 06 2002, @08:20PM (#10451)

    nor tablet pcs, nor wireless internet, nor that wired.com is actually a news portal and not a place that sells copper wires.

    More specifically, you probably don't know that .de is more popular than .com in Germany, nor do you know that .co.uk is the preferred address in UK. You probably also don't know that ne.jp and co.uk are by far the most used extensions in Japan.

    What you probably do know is .com, which is the urban legend of a time when the internet went mad.

    People will catch up eventually to .info and .biz, just like they caught up to that strange looking .com extension 5 years ago.

    People like you. But then again, you probably still haven't tried that Sushi joint just down the road you live.

    Good luck to your business in the newer economy, laggard.


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