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Re: On-going Internet Emergency and Domain Names

  • From: Roland Dobbins
  • Date: Sat Mar 31 20:58:59 2007
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On Mar 31, 2007, at 5:16 PM, Eric Brunner-Williams in Portland Maine wrote:

The temporal value of a domain that sinks phish click stream has some decay
property, that is, today's phish name of (check your inbox) probably isn't
very useful to the authors of the present phish (etc) decades from now, or
even days from now.

Certainly, in a case where everything works according to plan.

What about the inputs to the system, however, and the potential for abuse? Who decides the legigitmacy/reputational value of a particular domain? What about mistakes and collateral damage?

Roland Dobbins <[email protected]> // 408.527.6376 voice

Words that come from a machine have no soul.

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