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Re: MEDIA: ICANN rejects .xxx domain

  • From: John Palmer (NANOG Acct)
  • Date: Fri May 12 18:28:26 2006

What are they talking about? .XXX already exists:

%dig ns xxx @g.public-root.com

; <<>> DiG 9.3.2 <<>> ns xxx @g.public-root.com
; (1 server found)
;; global options:  printcmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 65
;; flags: qr rd; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 0, AUTHORITY: 2, ADDITIONAL: 1

;; QUESTION SECTION:
;xxx.  IN NS

;; AUTHORITY SECTION:
xxx.  172800 IN NS eugene.kashpureff.org.
xxx.  172800 IN NS ga.dnspros.net.

;; ADDITIONAL SECTION:
ga.dnspros.net.  172800 IN A 64.27.14.2

;; Query time: 2 msec
;; SERVER: 199.5.157.131#53(199.5.157.131)
;; WHEN: Fri May 12 18:12:48 2006
;; MSG SIZE rcvd: 100

Oh, sorry - you mean in the restricted USG root where ICANN actually has to approve new TLDs rather than just doing the technical
coordination (the ONLY thing they were tasked to do in the first place).

Freedom/Free Market Score: Inclusive Namespace: INFINITY, ICANN: ZERO






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