Should Two Letter TLDs Be Immune ?
Jim Fleming JimFleming at doorstep.unety.net
Tue Apr 28 00:27:34 CEST 1998
On Monday, April 27, 1998 1:04 PM, John Charles Broomfield[SMTP:jbroom at manta.outremer.com] wrote: <snip For you and me a mismanaged TLD is probably something @important which should be dealt with. Some governments probably can't see @the importance of it (yet?), but that doesn't give legitimacy to someone @from outside trying to take it over. @ Just as the computer security experts will tell you.... the people on the "outside" may not be nearly as big a problem as the people on the "inside". While I understand the history of the 2 letter TLDs, I am not sure that you can enforce anything beyond what will become common in the generic TLDs. Also, in the end the Root Name Server Cluster operators make the decision and they may not know who has the endorsement of the government and who does not. Would you be in favor of requiring that some "official" statement/letter/etc. from a real government official be scanned and placed on the web site ? - Jim Fleming Unir Corporation IBC, Tortola, BVI http://www.nic.vi -------- Logged at Tue Apr 28 00:56:10 MET DST 1998 ---------
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