Re: [ga-roots] Re: Criminalization of alt roots
Friday, May 04, 2001, 1:27:25 AM, Simon Higgs wrote:
> At 12:46 AM 5/4/01 -0700, you wrote:
>> >> > And China's root is already in play.
>> >>Evidence please?
>> > CNNIC is running their own alt.root for .gongsi.
> Chambers Yang, a lawyer in Shanghai, China writes:
> 78. However, it is worthy noting that some non-English language TLDs are
> coming into being, such as above-mentioned .zhongguo (China), .gongsi
> (company) and .wangluo (net). Are they new TLDs or only Chinese translation
> of .cn, .com and .net? Actually they are new TLDs.
> Other registries, like China's CNNIC (China Network Information Center)
> have set up domain names that end with the Chinese equivalents of .com,
> .net and .org. Some companies here have been selling non-.sg Chinese domain
> names for almost a year now. Little Green Apples, which launched its
> registration service last year, said it has received close to 2,000
> registrations for such addresses. The domain names it is putting up for
> sale have the Chinese suffixes like .gongsi (.com), .wanglu (.net) and
> .zuzhi (.org).
> The rest you can figure out yourself.
In other words, nothing but news stories, and no hard and fast
evidence. Not even an IP address of one of the root servers, just a
Jeff Williams' like find it yourself type argument.
Not that surprising.
William X Walsh
The most advanced domain lookup tool on the net
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