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Username: Garry Anderson
Date/Time: Wed, March 7, 2001 at 12:05 AM GMT
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Subject: Update - it is just a 'Cute Trick' says V Cerf


Quote from link below:
"Left unclear in initial media accounts, however, is that what offers aren't new top-level domains at all, but cleverly designed third-level domains dressed up to look like cousins of .com, .org and .net.

When a user buys a address in .shop, for instance, the address they are really purchasing is registered globally with three suffixes (for instance but appears in that user's browser address bar bearing only the .shop suffix ("

What about the TLD that ICANN introduces that conflicts with current one?

You would almost believe they did this to delay new TLDs, wouldn't you? ;-)

Link: Vint Cerf Calls New.Net Domain Scheme A 'Cute Trick'

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