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I advocated changing ccTLD's to three or four letters, thus ccTLD .co would no longer
be two letters. Then co-ops could use .co (rather than .coop).|
changing a SLD (.co) to .com (for example: change .co.uk to .com.brit). That
is not duplicating a ccTLD (.co) or a G-TLD (.com) at all. (A SLD is not a
I advocate forcing existing businesses, that have unauthorized TLD's, to
form partnerships with other entities simply because ICANN chooses to force a duplication
of their business product, because the U.S. government has sole authority over the
Internet which it delegated to ICANN.
I have NOT suggested restraint of trade and
price fixing. I suggested that the UNAUTHORIZED registries merge into joint-venture
non-profit registries, just like several registERs have created in the form of Afilias
(the Official dot-info Registry authorized by ICANN).
Any disenfranchising of registrants
who have paid for multi-year registrations (up to 10 years) is due to the fact that
those registrations were invalid (unauthorized by the official Internet authority).
those connecting to the Internet must follow official Internet procedures.