Re: [Raven] UK regulator wants IETF to consider new type of URL

"Ge' Weijers" <ge@progressive-systems.com> Thu, 16 March 2000 16:51 UTC

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Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2000 09:43:31 -0700
From: "Ge' Weijers" <ge@progressive-systems.com>
To: Declan McCullagh <declan@wired.com>
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Subject: Re: [Raven] UK regulator wants IETF to consider new type of URL
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On Tue, Mar 14, 2000 at 08:54:30AM -0500, Declan McCullagh quoted:
>                         He said it would be a "specific kind of URL
>                         for regulated financial entities, though we
>                         know there are people we have to ask
>                         about that."

The question now is: regulated by whom. I'm sure a small island-nation
can be found that is willing to 'regulate' about anything for an
appropriate fee. I'm certain it would take forever to get any
agreement between nations about this. Best keep this within national
borders.

Ge'

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