Re: [DNSOP] ALT-TLD and (insecure) delgations.

Andrew Sullivan <ajs@anvilwalrusden.com> Sat, 04 February 2017 01:57 UTC

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Subject: Re: [DNSOP] ALT-TLD and (insecure) delgations.
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On Fri, Feb 03, 2017 at 12:21:16PM -0800, Steve Crocker wrote:
> And just to stir the pot a bit, what would you have ICANN do if someone applies for .alt as a top level domain?  Is it ok if we say yes and delegate the name?  If not, what is the basis for us to say no?
> 

If alt ends up in the 6761 special-use names registry, that seems a
reason for ICANN not to delegate the name.  For adding something to
the 6761 special-use names registry removes it from the possible pool
of names that can be in the root zone.

Best regards,

A
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