Re: DNS: Suggested ADNA Board Members

Re: DNS: Suggested ADNA Board Members

From: Tom Minchin <tom§interact.net.au>
Date: Tue, 3 Mar 1998 13:39:29 +1100 (EST)
Deus Ex Machina said:
> thats fine. but adna will also be decide *who* is operating on what
> is proposed to be a very limited number of "licenses".  and so
> far kre is lord high grand governor general and is dictating exactly
> how they will operate in terms of what names they approve.
> unprecedented. unaceptable. unfair.
> 
> where institutions issue licenses they should not refuse an application
> that is within the guidelines. nor are guidlines in any of these institutions
> set by a historical individual, that kind of all died off with
> the french revolution.
> 
Come and see the Taxi monopoly in Canberra. $100,000 for a new license :)

Probably best not to implicate M-IT to that level, as you aren't prevented
from using DNS because they refuse a domain using whatever reason is
popular that day. They escape that by saying go to a registry that does
allow whatever request (eg .com or a 'hijacked' ISO country TLD). Maybe
everyone will be happier once a second com.au registry is announced.

The internet is just one big legacy system.

tom&#167;interact.net.au
Received on Tue Mar 03 1998 - 14:29:14 UTC

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