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[I-coordination] The self correcting nature of the American system? Judge rules against NSA tapping program. Snowden vindicated?
mctimconsulting at gmail.com
Tue Dec 17 18:37:27 CET 2013
On Tue, Dec 17, 2013 at 12:02 PM, Bob Bruen <korg at coldrain.net> wrote:
> Hi Patricio,
> Well, not exactly. Governments have chosen to give away or sell or designate
> others to run, their ccTLD, but initially it was theirs to do whatever they
Initially, most governments had zero say in who ran the ccTLD. IANA
assigned them to folk who could demonstrate technical competency and
It's only recently that many gov'ts have gotten into the game.
outside of ICANN's control. And they still are outside of ICANN's
> control. There have also been some issues after these choices were made,
> such as .pr, when the governments experienced seller's remorse.
> On Tue, 17 Dec 2013, Patricio Poblete wrote:
>> The ccTLDs (eg .cn. uk. etc) are pretty much of ICANN's control (see
>> example .su) because they were given to the nations to control.
>> Not exactly. To quote Chris Disspain:
>> As you have seen this morning there are many different ccTLD models
>> – some
>> ccTLDs are run by government, some are run completely independent of
>> while others, such as Australia, are run by an independent body endorsed
>> by the
>> Patricio Poblete
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