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

  • From: Mike Batchelor
  • Date: Tue Mar 06 22:55:07 2001

> On Mon, 5 Mar 2001, Steve Rubin wrote:
>
> > > New.net is able to provide use of these new, top-level domains through
> > > innovative, patent-pending technology that allows the New.net
> names to live
> > > within the existing Internet domain name system.
> >
> > patent-pending technology? oh brother.
>
> Actually, that would be the part of it that lets users get to these new
> domains even if their ISP does not cooperate.  Read the release again
> carefully.  hint:  browser plugin.

It doesn't matter what they use, there is almost 2 decades of prior art:
cat /etc/resolv.conf to see an example.

But I bet the USPTO issues the patent anyway.

>
> Charles
>
>
> > --
> > Steve Rubin          / KG6DFV  /  Phone: (408)270-3258 Fax:
> (408)270-3273
> > Email: ser@tch.org  /  N57DL  /   http://www.tch.org/~ser/
> >
>
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