[NA-Discuss] Fwd: Edits and comments to NARALO/ALAC position statement on GAC scorecard

Internet Society - NY Chapter admin at isoc-ny.org
Thu Mar 31 22:24:25 UTC 2011

.nyc = attractive and easy
,ny.us = ugly and awkward

there is no comparison.


On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 5:47 PM, John R. Levine <johnl at iecc.com> wrote:

> > To your question -- If .NYC is delayed until 2013 due to the
> > 'limitation' method I think domain registrants in New York City will be
> > denied more choice and better prices for an additional 2 years
> I really have to thank you for this.  Never have I seen such a concise
> demonstration of the fundamental falsity of the entire new TLD process.
> Anyone in NY who wants a city-specific domain has had new-york.ny.us
> available for over a decade.  If you've never heard of it, that's because
> nobody was ever interested.  I manage the domains for a bunch of upstate
> counties and municipalities, offering registrations at no charge, and I
> think I've had a total of three requests in the past decade.
> The only people who are harmed by delays in new TLDs are the speculators
> who can't sell their new domains, and even they may turn out to have been
> protected by ICANN's inaction from squandering $200K on a project that
> will never recoup its costs.
> R's,
> John
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