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

Paul Hoffman <paul.hoffman@vpnc.org> Thu, 27 February 2014 03:37 UTC

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On Feb 26, 2014, at 3:39 PM, John Levine <johnl@taugh.com>; wrote:

>> Perhaps all that is missing is some guidance that says �you shouldn�t hijack
>> namespaces that you don�t control, even for non-DNS applications; register a
>> domain instead�.
> 
> That's a relatively high bar for all the residential broadband users
> who buy a router at Best Buy (Future Shop to you), plug it in, and set
> up the router via the configuration page at http://router.home.

Ummm, why do those people need to have a unique domain name at all?

> PS: Don't miss ICANN's latest on this point:
> 
> http://www.icann.org/en/news/announcements/announcement-26feb14-en.htm

That's unrelated to "this point", it seems.

--Paul Hoffman