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RE: Statements against new.net?

  • From: Patrick Greenwell
  • Date: Fri Mar 16 02:29:42 2001

On Thu, 15 Mar 2001, Miles Fidelman wrote:

> > Perhaps you might like to define "cooperating" for us? Has ICANN
> > cooperated with the individuals and organizations that currently run
> > alternate TLDs which predate the existence of ICANN? Or is it
> > rather simply that "might makes right" and they only need to cooperate
> > with "people that matter?"
> 
> At some point cooperation has to yield to due process - at least that's
> the history of society to date. Unless there's a major change to the
> Internet infrastructure, we need DNS to function reliably, and that
> requires that the root nameservers behave the way they're supposed to.  

I don't see any problem with anything you have said. I think the
difficulty comes when I tell you that the root servers I choose to use are
operating fine, and you attempt to tell me that I have to use yours. 






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