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Re: new.net: yet another dns namespace overlay play

  • From: Patrick Greenwell
  • Date: Tue Mar 06 16:58:57 2001

On Tue, 6 Mar 2001, Joe Provo wrote:

> 
> On Tue, Mar 06, 2001 at 08:13:36AM -0800, Patrick Greenwell wrote:
> > 
> > On Mon, 5 Mar 2001, Paul A Vixie wrote:
> > 
> > > 
> > > [ this came from http://www.new.net/about_us_press.tp and appears not to be
> > >   a joke.  its operational impact will not be felt today, but if it's even
> > >   moderately popular before it dies, operational impact WILL be felt.  i'm
> > >   quite surprised by some of the folks they list as their partners.  --vix ]
> > 
> > Too bad ICANN has been such a complete and utter failure that an
> > organization felt it necessary to start such a business, huh?
> 
> Too bad people can believe what they read in press releases rather than
> reality.
>
> I wonder if anyone can register a name with them, and then sue them for
> not actually adding any new TLDs?

They are adding new TLDs via their own root servers. 

http://www.new.net/help_isp_info.tp

Everyone that has a computer has a choice where to point resolution to.







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