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Re: [wg-c] Pre-sold TLDs
On Mon, Apr 10, 2000 at 12:50:32PM -0700, Christopher Ambler wrote:
> Let's call it like it is - there are two pre-sold TLDs available right now.
Nope. There is 1 -- IODesign's. CORE has *no* pre-sold TLDs.
> One is IOD's .web, and the other is CORE's 7. At this time, IOD is
> suing CORE over .web, and CORE's motion to dismiss has been denied,
> so I expect it will be resolved soon. Presume that CORE selects one
> of the remaining 6 for the testbed, you have 2 TLDs that have been
> Why were they pre-sold? IOD claims that IANA gave permission to
> go live and accept fees pending resolution of the TLD addition
> process. CORE claims that IANA gave permission to go live
> and accept fees pending resolution of the gTLD-MoU process.
> In both cases, IOD and CORE have been operating under those
> claims. Whether they are true or not is immaterial to the fact that
> registrations are being taken.
CORE has taken *no* registrations. Period. Zilch. Nada. The big
Goose egg. Zero. None.
Kent Crispin "Do good, and you'll be
firstname.lastname@example.org lonesome." -- Mark Twain