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||Your statement is not quite correct, David
Your statement is not quite correct, David.|
of course introduce new gtlds which are already in use
with an alternate root.
this case ICANN should sign a contract with that alternate root
similar to the one Verisign just signed. This means
that the existing database
would be taken over and NOT duplicated or
If the respective alternate
registry would refuse to sign a
reasonable contract, it would have to turn off
its registry functions
and (for the sake of stability) be only allowed to keep
In case it signed the contract, it would have to agree
transition period and a separation between its registry and registrar
like in the case of VeriSign (see VeriSigns recently signed
contract with ICANN).
is the advantage of clearing or duplicating an existing database?
that other people/companies/speculators will get what earlier people/companies/speculators
had obtained beforehand.
So again ICANN made a serious mistake duplicating dot
There would have been far better solutions available.
The confusion ICANN
willfully (?) created may lead to a total stop of
introduction of any new gtld
into the legacy root.
Is it that, what ICANN is aiming at?
At least ICANNs policy
of confrontation is totally unnecessary and
may only serve selected business interests,
but certainly not the
- Alternative Roots and the Virtual Inclusive Root by S. Higgs Alternative Roots, June 2, 2001 @ 11:56 PM (4/22)
- If ICANN accredits alt. root servers, all current alt. root TLD holders will become RICH instantly! InternetAdvocate, June 4, 2001 @ 10:47 PM (0/0)
- "Alternate Roots" poster=Slicer_=_Slicer (unfunny mocker of Slicer) InternetAdvocate, June 4, 2001 @ 10:29 PM (0/0)
- Here, here. Elvis, June 3, 2001 @ 5:47 PM (0/0)
- The same old faulty logic Slicer, June 3, 2001 @ 12:55 AM (2/18)