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||Sun, June 24, 2001 at 9:23 PM GMT
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||It's not clever to duplicate gtlds officially.
But you can call someone from the U.S. (using your U.S.
telephone system, even if he is living in a country with a different
system (call it alternate telephone system) without
changing the settings of
That IS a difference.
With two exactly similar telephone numbers
(including the same
country and area telephone code) you wouldn't know anymore
whom you reach. No one did anything like that before.
The fact that it is happening
in the internet shows somewhat ICANNs
ignorance or better their unwillingness
to behave correctly.
ICANN may not include the alternate roots into their main
they should grant access from the main root to the alternate ones (as
currently happens vice-versa).
... and certainly they should not duplicate
gtlds: ICANN is giving
the worst possible example to people who consider duplicating