[svlug] ICANN is deprecated

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Thu Jul 7 15:52:29 PDT 2005


Quoting Ron Hinchley (ron at biovalid.com):

> There is talk about the Internet splitting up after the US decision 
> Friday not turn control of the top level computers to ICANN. How is the 
> schism going to happen? 

I concur with Walt.  The sky is not falling, and any evisceration of
ICANN's perennial overreaching strikes me as A Very Good Thing and as 
A Good Start.  ;->

> If they do not force centralized name services, couldn't someone
> operate a competing name service? 

This is already the case, and it doesn't cause the sky to fall, either.





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