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RE: OFF TOPIC - East Timor ccTLD servers attacked
- Date: Sun, 31 Jan 1999 14:51:59 -0500
- From: "Antony Van Couvering" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: RE: OFF TOPIC - East Timor ccTLD servers attacked
To quote from RFC 1591 --
The IANA is not in the business of deciding what is and what is
not a country.
The ccTLDs are taken from the ISO-3166 list. If you want to get rid of .TP,
you will need to talk to the International Standards Organization in Geneva.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of
> Teddy A. Purwadi
> Sent: Sunday, January 31, 1999 10:52 AM
> To: John B. Reynolds; email@example.com
> Subject: RE: OFF TOPIC - East Timor ccTLD servers attacked
> My thougt, that it is in common to have new ccTLD
> on behaf of *nation* or *country* from IANA at that time.
> Since East Timor is not a country, and IANA agreed to ISO
> Standard Name and Country Code [RFC#], so, dot tp is not
> longer to live, until it is declared as a country by UN.
> Its better to ask *iana* for this.
> At 08:25 PM 1/27/99 -0600, John B. Reynolds wrote:
> >Before you start jumping to conclusions (like Connect-Ireland
> already has),
> >read the Slashdot thread on this topic. The available evidence suggests
> >that the attackers of the .tp domain are more likely to have
> been apolitical
> >pranksters than Indonesian interests. Indonesia would have been
> unlikely to
> >add "need.tp" to the zone as its first act upon gaining control.
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On
> Behalf Of
> >> Michael Sondow
> >> Sent: Wednesday, 27 January 1999 19:44
> >> To: Martin B. Schwimmer
> >> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> >> Subject: Re: OFF TOPIC - East Timor ccTLD servers attacked
> >> Martin B. Schwimmer a écrit:
> >> >
> >> > from wired.com:
> >> >
> >> > Indonesia, Ireland at Info War?
> >> This is the tip of the iceberg. Before long, there will be
> real war over
> >> Internet control - as I predicted a year ago - due to the
> heterodox ccTLD
> >> allocation policies of Jon Postel, among other things.
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