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Username: GettingScrewed
Date/Time: Wed, October 31, 2001 at 12:34 AM GMT
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Subject: Failed Because


                They wanted to dominate hundreds of TLDs (not just 118).  Who in their right mind would support such a model?  Most registries operate only one TLD, and some do it poorly. operates many extensions, but hasn't yet had to deal with massive numbers of simultaneous registrations, so they can make the handling of numerous extensions look easy, at this point, since there is no mad rush to by their domain names.

Paul Garrin should have accepted .SUCKS, when Esther Dyson tried to hand it to him back in November 2000.  But no, he wanted to pig-out on hundreds ... all or nothing.  Well, he got nothing.      


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