[ga] Re: [ncdnhc-discuss] New .org draft
Katy and all,
We at INEGroup share your sentiments almost exactly on this important
issue with .ORG and it's future. Thank you for sharing them in such
a meaningful and articulate manner...
> <<Please note that the problem with "sponsored, unrestricted" was
> raised in
> this forum long ago, and was ignored.>>
> I see that we have returned -- in a personal and heated manner -- to
> question of whether .ORG should be a restricted or unrestricted gTLD.
> have definitely focused on this issue, with discussion and debate. It
> hardly ignored.
> Among the things we discussed (fall), was: The .ORG space is not
> homogeneous, and it is not solely used by organizations. .ORG has
> become the
> default space for noncommercial speech in the gTLDs. .COM and .NET
> commercial. That means that everyone else seeks the refuge of .ORG.
> includes organizations, political statements, educational groups,
> statements, and websites of individuals and families. It has become a
> wonderful thing!
> But our .ORG users are difficult to classify, and their speech and
> communication sometimes blurs lines because commercial groups can have
> noncommercial messages. .ORG is a gem on the Net -- for individuals,
> organizations, alliances, shared personal, political and religious
> unincorporated organizations, and ideas. We discussed the deep
> concern that
> .ORG, as a sponsored gTLD, excludes some noncommercial communication
> leaves it no place else to go.
> An alternative: keep .ORG as the robust place for ideas,
> organizations and
> commentary that it has become. Then, urge ICANN to create a new,
> gTLD that can be limited to noncommercial organizations.
> regards, kathy kleiman/acm-igp
Jeffrey A. Williams
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