Re: DNS: Issues relating to

Re: DNS: Issues relating to

From: <vicc§>
Date: Thu, 7 May 1998 11:47:14 +1000 (EST)
>_From: Simon Hackett
> At 11:31 6/05/98 +1000, vicc&#167; wrote:
> >the current policy have *killed* the market for international web
> hosting
> >in australia. literaly thousands of companies could be interested pre
> olympics
> >in mirroring in australia, except for the slight draw back that they cant
> >get a commercial domain. then of course everyone complains there is no
> content
> >in australia.
> Erm, sorry, but that's completely bogus. There is no actual geographical
> linkage forced upon any domain name, nothing stopping (for instance) a name
> in .COM being hosted in Australia - and a great many are. Saw a statistic
> just the other day ( a very plausible one) that suggests that > 50% of new
> registrations in .COM and .NET are from non-USA sourced enterprises.
> So if you have a point to make, its certainly somewhat unclear from your
> comments... :)

well lets write an ad for internation web hosting.

Web hosting, 20mb disk space, fast link, but sorry you will have to organise
your own domain as the australian dns people wont give you one.

I can see this will be condusive to lots of sales.

Received on Thu May 07 1998 - 14:36:12 UTC

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