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Re: Google Wants to Create a Dotless Domain Called "Search"..?
From: joel jaeggli <joelja () bogus com>
Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2013 15:53:11 -0700

On 4/12/13 3:41 PM, Jimmy Hess wrote:
On 4/11/13, Oliver Garraux <oliver () g garraux net> wrote:

Agreed;  but it would seem that unstoppable forces have been set into
motion by ICANN, to cause it to happen, regardless of whether it is
beneficial to the community, and regardless of any objections from the
public...

Yes...  let a single organization own http://search
No intrinsic bias here... no unfairness,  for a single organization to
hold that name...

Right...
Still riding high from their success with .mobi (disclaimer, I worked for Nokia at the time, it was a bad idea then, it's still a bad idea)...

It's entirely plausible that you're overselling the value of a gtld a bit.
The whole custom TLD thing is just a truly awful, awful idea.

Oliver

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