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Username: zorch
Date/Time: Fri, March 2, 2001 at 6:14 PM GMT
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Subject: i'll keep saying this


ORG was *never* *ever* intended for NPOs, it's for any sort of "organization" that can meet the technical requirements for running a domain and is not commercial, educational, network infrastructure, or US government (.MIL included in that).  That's the only restriction.  NPOs *can* register under .ORG, but so could anything else that called itself an organization - a computer club, a family, anything.  Taking a subset of the original full set, that is, just taking NPOs, and saying they should be the only sites allowed in .ORG and kicking everyone else out, is both contrary to Postel's original intent, as documented in two RFCs (920 and 1591) and likely legally actionable by the current leaseholders of .ORG domains.


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