RE: [DNS] Geographic Domain Name Proposal

RE: [DNS] Geographic Domain Name Proposal

From: Chris Disspain <ceo§>
Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2002 17:57:00 +1000
It's there.


Chris Disspain
CEO - auDA

-----Original Message-----
From: Bruce Tonkin [mailto:Bruce.Tonkin&#167;] 
Sent: Tuesday, 15 October 2002 17:44
To: 'dns&#167;'
Subject: RE: [DNS] Geographic Domain Name Proposal

I expect the report of the 2LD names panel will be available on the auDA
website soon.

It does discuss this topic.

Bruce Tonkin

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Leonard Samuel [mailto:leonard.samuel&#167;]
> Sent: Tuesday, October 15, 2002 5:02 PM
> To: dns&#167;
> Subject: Re: [DNS] Geographic Domain Name Proposal
> Anthony,
> I think that if the news article is true, then the idea 
> behind it has good
> intentions. However, in reality there are a lot of 
> domain names that
> are unavailable because they are geographic locations. These include
>, as Dollar is a town in Victoria. There are 
> more examples of
> situations where a company has a name that is close to a town 
> name, or even
> a surname.
> The policy should be broadened to allow companies that 
> fulfill the
> criteria to get those "geographical" domains also.
> Chris and others on the auDA Board - can this be put on the agenda for
> consideration?
> Len

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