Re: [DNSOP] additional special names Fwd: I-D Action: draft-chapin-additional-reserved-tlds-00.txt

Andrew Sullivan <ajs@anvilwalrusden.com> Tue, 04 February 2014 00:11 UTC

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Subject: Re: [DNSOP] additional special names Fwd: I-D Action: draft-chapin-additional-reserved-tlds-00.txt
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On Tue, Feb 04, 2014 at 12:01:10AM -0000, John Levine wrote:
> Not really, because what you get by squatting on a TLD is nothing like
> what you get if you rent it from ICANN.  Squats are all local
> (mis-)use, with names only leaking onto the public Internet by
> accident. 

That actually depends on what you're doing with the name.  In the case
of the names discussed in the chapin draft, that is true.  It's less
true in all cases.

Best,

A

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