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Re: Is the .to (Tonga) domain completely rogue and should be removed?

  • From: Patrick Greenwell
  • Date: Wed Sep 30 18:08:35 1998

On Wed, 30 Sep 1998, Barry Shein wrote:

> No I think it indicates that a bunch of clowns have taken over what
> advertises itself as the official US office of the Consulate of the
> Kingdom of Tonga. As I said, also take a look at the web page on that
> site and tell me what it has to do with the Consulate of the Kingdom
> of Tonga.
> 
> Alone it would mean little.
> 
> But as part of the whole picture, that Tonga's domain seems to be used
> as nothing but a "safe harbor" for porn sites engaged in criminal
> activity and even their own supposed govt consulate comes up as an ad
> for a software company etc, it would seem to indicate that this
> domain, .to, is not being used as a legitimate country TLD

Please define "a legitimate country TLD." Please point me to any documents
from those assigning country code TLDs that supports your definition. 

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