[svlug] ICANN is deprecated
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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