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Re: ICANN - The Case for Replacing its Management

  • From: BrandonButterworth
  • Date: Wed Feb 27 03:36:24 2002

> The bottom line is that expanding the name space with additional TLDs 
> solves this problem. Then "Two (or more) companies don't *HAVE* to fight 
> for identical flat space" - because they are each given unique space. Duh!

That was nice until someone decided that they're really trade marks and
caused legal people to run around registering in each TLD (you have to
collect them all or you're not defending your mark), after that new
TLDs were just a license to print money. What a waste.