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Re: Ad Hoc, eDNS, AlterNIC and the bunch

  • From: Hank Nussbacher
  • Date: Thu Apr 10 15:04:22 1997

On Thu, 10 Apr 1997, Wayne D. Correia wrote:

> At 7:40 PM +0300 4/10/97, Hank Nussbacher wrote:
> >No one has mentioned anything about adding new root nameservers.  Of the
> >over 25 signatories (so far), MCI is just one.  UUnet, Digital, France
> >Telecom, EFF, are others that come to mind.  The IAHC was selected by IAB,
> >IANA, ISOC, INTA, WIPO, ITU and NSF.  The entire discussion was held in
> >public covering 8000 emails over a period of 3 months.  You can see all
> >details at including the MoU that will be signed at the end
> >of April inGeneva at the ITU.  No one is adding root servers and gTLDs as
> >they wish.  Please do not go by what you read in 3 paragraph newspaper
> >articles since much of what is stated is inaccurate.  Go to the site and
> >go thru all the materials.
> I am still trying to figure out how or why the EFF was listed as a signer.
> It's true that a couple of us did have a long conversation with Jon Postel
> about the issues and the IAHC's efforts, but we were searching for the
> facts. We have yet to make a public statement as to whether or not we're
> going to sign, as, with most quickly pushed through policy, it does have
> it's flaws. You'll know if and when the EFF is going to get behind this
> when *we* issue a press release.

John Gilmore was the one that indicated that EFF is ready to sign.  

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Hank Nussbacher

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