[At-Large] Protest at tomorrow's ICANN meeting

Joly MacFie joly at punkcast.com
Thu Mar 17 19:08:18 UTC 2011

My god, what a stick-in-the-mud!

As was pointed out above, if the communities don't want them they will
likely fail.

There are plenty of communities that are chomping at the bit.

As the number of tld's increases there will come a certain theshold when
they'll become arbitrary, anyway.


On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 2:44 PM, John R. Levine <johnl at iecc.com> wrote:

> > It simply is not any of ICANN's concern what kind of material people may
> > chose to represent with a proposed TLD - that way leads to a giant,
> > bloated, and dangerous ICANN.
> It does show that the best thing to do would be to forget about new TLDs,
> since the track record is abundantly clear that the alleged beneficiaries
> (not just in .XXX) uniformly don't want them.
> Regards,
> John Levine, johnl at iecc.com, Primary Perpetrator of "The Internet for
> Dummies",
> Please consider the environment before reading this e-mail. http://jl.ly
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