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Re: Namespace conflicts

  • From: Shawn McMahon
  • Date: Fri Mar 09 14:48:43 2001

On Fri, Mar 09, 2001 at 09:10:09AM -0500, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> 
> In my area of NJ, virtually every town's "obvious" .com domain names were 
> grabbed by one of two competing would-be service providers.  They had 
> absolutely no town-specific content -- but if the town wanted a Web 
> site, they had no choice but to deal with these folks.  I have no major 

Bull.  Where is it written that towns MUST have a .com address?

Those towns had .townname.nj.us available to them for FREE.

They chose to use .com, they chose to have the problem.  It's about choices.

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