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||Fri, October 26, 2001 at 1:16 AM GMT
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||You guys (IODits) still don't get it..
You're barking around the wrong tree, granted there is
a great deal of ICANN bashing going on in this forum and rightly so. However there
is also a great deal of loathing for dishonest-registrars, Sunrise-cheats and scammers
of any kind.|
I have three very big problems with you guys:
-One, you come across
as a bunch of opportunistic has-beens who figure that maybe now with all the anti-ICANN
sentiment you might be able to get IOD in the spotlight as the poster child of the
new world order.
-Two, you cannot or will not understand that .WEB's time is gone.
It's a meaningless extension rendered very much so by all the current and APPROVED
TLDs unfortunate maybe but so are many things in life. .WEB adds nothing but clutter,
overlap and confusion. If approved it will do nothing but increase the junk-mail
mentality gripping the Internet these days.
-Thirdly, you have NO HOPE IN
HELL in being approved as an ICANN gTLD when all and any chance of public participation
in your prime name space is non-existent since those assets have long been doled
To answer your question, I have .INFO names I would never dream of giving
them up because I had to pay dearly for acquiring them in an approved, public and
seemingly open process called the Landrush.
The domain name space is infested
with sharks and scammers looking for any edge, angle or insider advantage. To start
an unofficial extension, garner some of its best assets when very few people are
looking is entrepreneurial on your part. However to try and make it a legitimate
extension on the hopes that the masses will help inflate the value of you assets
is nothing but a SCAM no different from registrars that used their insider status
to benefit from an equitable process.
You guys took your chances and gambled on
something that is going no where, you can try as much as you want but do not for
one minute try to sell yourselves to this forum as objective visionaries....