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||CLARIFICATION: Proof-of-Concept = Implementation Phase [defacto but not dejure] ...
|Proof-of-Concept = Implementation Phase [defacto but not dejure], so don't let Fleming
scare you about your domains. |
[The point being that you can ignore the Proof-of-Concept
status of the dot-info and dot-biz TLD's, and pretend that those TLD's are in the
Implementation Phase, because any ICANN action revoking the Registry status of Registries
will NOT cause you to lose your domains.]
Why does Fleming mention Proof-of-Concept
Phase at all?
Fleming's posts earlier mentioning ICANN's Proof-of-Concept phase
implied that ICANN might REVOKE the registries' mainroot Registry status [thus converting
them into alt root registries] and that ICANN might select a different company to
That post also implied that the new TLD domain-holders risk losing
their domains. Not so.
Why does Fleming mention ICANN's Proof-of-Concept
Phase at all? Only to scare folks away from ICANN's new TLD's [and into Fleming's
||ICANN's Proof of Concept term just a formality. ICANN will give final approval to Afilias & Neulevel
- CLARIFICATION: Proof-of-Concept = Implementation Phase [defacto but not dejure] ... InternetAdvocate, November 3 @ 11:04 PM (1/2)