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Username: aquiles
Date/Time: Sat, April 15, 2000 at 5:25 PM GMT
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                        I think the idea of new new gTLD's is just
stupid. Who

In the first place, they were created as a way to divide the world
into categories like commercial, network service providers, non-profit
organizations or what have you. But in actuallity this never happened.

The domain name space is completely generic today and this includes
many ccTLD´s too which can be useful for creating easy to remember
phrases as URL's, which I think is where DNS should be evolving to.

It seems like all this debate is completely false. I've never heard a
user complain that there should be more 'dot somethings' so that he
can land in a porno site by mistake while looking for the local girl
scouts group with his 6-year old daughter sitting on his lap.

On the other hand, if you happen to own '.com' a domain with a not so
famous brand and somebody else has the same name but in the 'net'
space, who gets to keep the .web domain?

This is just a fake debate being created by voracious registrars in
need of more business and total disregard for the actual needs of


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