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Re: [IFWP] Re: [ga] nTLD going gTLD

On Tue, 4 Jan 2000, Richard J. Sexton wrote:
> >> >let anyone (even non-nationals) register domain names?
> >> It's their sovereign right to do whatever they want with their ccTLD. Who
> >> are ICANN to tell them what they can do with it?
> >Well, the nTLDs are actually only subject to a right to use, and not
> >ownership. 
> They're names used in a private networking system. If I set up .TIBET and
> you recognize it tell me what rights China has?

That's basically the issue.
As we all know it's quite possible to make a new ".com" and put it into
use. Kashpureff (sp?) proved this if nothing else.

Who's assigning national top level domains today?



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