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||Fri, October 26, 2001 at 8:08 PM GMT
||Microsoft Internet Explorer V6.0 using Windows NT 5.0
||Scratch at the surfact of IOD ......
... and you will find a working, stable registry, integrity and merit every single
time ... scratch a little deeper and you just find more of the same. That's why they
have the show-of-support that they have.|
I don't publicly support IOD (.WEB) because
I purchased a couple of dot-WEB domain names and now want to profit from them. I
purchased some dot-WEB domain names because IOD (.WEB) has proven their merit to
me, proven themselves deserving of my support and more-than-capable of operating
a TLD. I voted for competition with my dollars in the form of purchasing domain names
because I want a viable competitor to dot-com, and an alternative to the status quo
of no competition thus horrendous.
So, did the chicken or the egg come first? Did
my support for IOD or my purchase of a .WEB domain come first?
The answer is that
IOD gained my confidence and support long before I ever purchased a .WEB domain.
ICANN doesn't listen to us, nor do they seem to care, so people just like yours truly
voted with their wallets. You have to believe in an organization before you give
them your money, much less the public support that I, and others, have given them.
constantly accused of supporting IOD because I want the value of my .WEB domains
to go up. That could not be further from the truth. Psychologists refer to this behavior
as "projection". My support of IOD has ABSOLUTELY NOTHING to do with my owning .WEB
domains. As I said before, I supported them long before I purchased a .WEB domain.