[At-Large] News on the .health TLD allocation

Carlton Samuels carlton.samuels at gmail.com
Tue Sep 2 22:42:12 UTC 2014

...this very issue created my Damascene moment....and precipitated my
withdrawal from the role as member of the At-Large's Objection Evaluation

In the first place, I was unconvinced that the [AGB] rules as existed even
provided standing to the At-Large for objection.  Then when the attempts to
attach robust PICs ended in failure and the specs that emerged were such
that I referred them as not worth a warm bucket of spit, I knew the jig was

Here's the thing.  While I might detest faith healers for example, I am
hardpressed to see where I have business - certainly in this dispensation -
aiding, abetting or to cause discomfit to them and other regular charlatans.


Carlton A Samuels
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On Tue, Sep 2, 2014 at 1:19 PM, Karl Auerbach <karl at cavebear.com> wrote:

> Just a note about this ongoing conversation:  We ought to remember that
> names in the Domain Name System are used for purposes beyond just
> mapping names of World Wide Web websites.
> The internet is a lot more than the web, and names in a TLD can be used
> for lots of things beyond mapping websites.
> One might wonder whether TLD operators will be careful to observe or
> police these other uses.  My own guess is that many TLD operators will not.
>         --karl--
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