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Re: [IP] VeriSign prepares to relaunch "Site Finder" -- calls

  • From: Valdis.Kletnieks
  • Date: Mon Feb 23 14:44:02 2004

On Mon, 23 Feb 2004 12:43:40 CST, John Palmer said:

> ICANN is a threat to freedom on the internet. There is no

Very true.

> technical reason why there cannot be 1,000's of TLDs
> out there, except that it foils someone's monopoly 
> stranglehold on one of the few chokepoints of the internet. 

Also true.

Unfortunately, Paul is still correct in calling anybody who doesn't
understand why RFC2826 matters a "whacko".  Read it *carefully*,
and note that nowhere does it say ICANN has to run the root, only
that if there is other than exactly one consistent view of the root,
things go pear-shaped quickly.

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