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Re: Turkey has switched Root-Servers

  • From: Robert Boyle
  • Date: Tue Sep 27 22:59:52 2005

At 10:39 PM 9/27/2005, you wrote:
Actually, I think you've got it backwards. .us and all of the other
country-specific TLDs are the last vestiges of nationalism.  The
Internet is only the second piece of truly global infrastructure.  As
a key component in the ongoing trend towards a unified global
administration, we should do what we can to encourage cooperation and
equality across borders, not intensify their differences.
Well said! Other than government entities, I never understood why anyone would want a country specific name. Tellurian Networks provides the same services to our clients in AU as we do to those in DE and PK and those in the US of course (where we are located.) I don't want 200+ domain names and I don't think Cisco, Sun, Microsoft, or any other companies do either. When I look for a company, I don't care or need to know where they are located most of the time - unless I am ordering a pizza, but that is a different story... Communities of interest - such as my personal favorite are global in scope and by their very nature! My $0.02 and contribution to the non operational noise on nanog today.


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