RE: [DNS] geographic 3rd level domains for (fwd)

RE: [DNS] geographic 3rd level domains for (fwd)

From: Stephen Baxter <steve§>
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 1999 08:38:46 +0930 (CST)
> > As long as the sub domain level did not become compulsory.
> Might want to check to see if those names aren't already taken.. 
> I know that is.. They might have an objection to losing their
> already owned domain names... 

I also know that (owned by Camtech from memory), the fact these
got allocated highlight the problem with the present system.

I do not see any problems with taking these back - afterall MIT/INA proved
that it can be done with what they did to !

> What about expanding out the .com, .net, .org into other areas as well or
> instead of the state domains?

I vote for a free for under .au, auction them off and let the funds
support auDA, aunic and maybe even a root nameserver for Australia !

Stephen Baxter  CCNA             SE Network Access/Big Networks Australia

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