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Re: ICANN opens up Pandora's Box of new TLDs
On Jun 26, 2008, at 4:30 PM, Jason Williams wrote:
You are welcome to ascribe it to whatever you want. I will note that very few Non-profit organizations engage in such behavior. Very few governments do so, either. In fact, absent a corporate profit motive, this behavior seems very rare.
It is my considered opinion that turning control of the Domain Name system over to WIPO and allowing them to decide that domains and trademarks had common namespace to ill-defined levels of degree with different categorical mappings that also had undefined translations was one of the biggest mistakes in internet history.