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Re: [alac] Suggested response to sTLD RFP

  • To: Vittorio Bertola <vb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Subject: Re: [alac] Suggested response to sTLD RFP
  • From: Thomas Roessler <roessler@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2003 12:12:18 +0200

On 2003-08-29 12:05:23 +0200, Vittorio Bertola wrote:

> If we get rid of the idea that ICANN is the central planner of
> the Internet (at least for the addressing part), so everything
> that ICANN approves must be rock solid and lasting forever, and
> get back to the simpler but more effective idea of competitive
> trial-and-error on the market, I think we can start to understand
> that there could be plenty of new TLDs started on volunteer work,
> where the application fee might actually be the major non-sunk
> cost - and some of them might actually bring forward new ideas
> and have a significant impact on the DNS.

See "structural reasons" in my previous note.

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Thomas Roessler                 <roessler (at) does-not-exist.org>



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