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RE: Japan's NTT Com To Buy Verio

  • From: Rodney L Caston
  • Date: Mon May 08 12:43:04 2000

On Mon, 8 May 2000, Roeland Meyer (E-mail) wrote:

> In reality, ICANN has had very little impact on the big-8 providers. They are not even 
>the first to span RIRs. However, I do find it interesting that the reporter found it 
>significant to count the domain names under Verio, as if they were assets. Since the 
>name belongs to the registrant and not necessarily to Verio, they are not assets of Verio.
>Granted, it does indicate the amount of bandwidth Verio is responsible for.

Sounds like something verio would do, well to be fair, any corp would do.,
Though I don't know if bandwidth is the right word for the type of sites
verio and their iservers host, perhaps the word 'bandwidth' should be
replaced with 'porn' in this instance.

Rodney Caston
SBC Internet Services