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Re: Is the .to (Tonga) domain completely rogue and should be removed?
On Wed, Sep 30, 1998 at 05:54:02PM -0400, Gary R Wright wrote: > Karl Mueller writes: > > Clearly, .COM is used for criminal and malicious activities. > > I propose that we remove it due to abuse. > > This points out the legal ambiguity of the global top-level domains. > At least with the .to domain it is clear who is responsible for > the domain. With .com, .net, etc. the name space crosses legal > boundaries inviting all sorts of legal confusion. The legal > situation could be clarified considerably if the gtld's were moved > under the country code domains. Actually, now that I think about it, it is hard for me to come up with a situation where you could possibly hold a TLD administrator liable for criminal activities perpetrated by a domain registrant. I'm sure someone else will come up with something. -- Anyone who spams me will be subject to torture by Jake, my killer attack hedgehog, and/or Lizzy and Junior, my man-eating iguanas.