Should Two Letter TLDs Be Immune ?
Jim Fleming JimFleming at doorstep.unety.net
Mon Apr 27 22:48:06 CEST 1998
On Monday, April 27, 1998 11:57 AM, John Charles Broomfield[SMTP:jbroom at manta.outremer.com] wrote: @ @Hi Jim, @ @> People seem to have no problem allowing the 2 letter TLDs @> to be grandfathered to have immunity from the Green Paper @> and the U.S. Government. The assumption appears to be @> that the 2 letter TLDs have been delegated to individuals, @> companies and in some cases governments with care. This @> is not necessarily the case. @ <snip> @The unwritten (is it not yet official?) addendum to RFC-1591 gives ultimate @authority in 2 letter TLDs to the government of that area. @This in fact means that the local government is sovereign for how any given @2 letter TLD is run. You seem to be making the assumption that the 2 letter TLDs are delegated to people endorsed/supervised by the government that the TLD supposedly is assigned to...is that the case ? - Jim Fleming Unir Corporation IBC, Tortola, BVI http://www.nic.vi -------- Logged at Mon Apr 27 23:18:35 MET DST 1998 ---------
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