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[I-coordination] The self correcting nature of the American system? Judge rules against NSA tapping program. Snowden vindicated?

Bob Bruen korg at coldrain.net
Tue Dec 17 19:00:06 CET 2013


Hi McTim,

I take issue with "most governments" and will accept "some..." and unless 
you're old enough that "recently" goes back a decade or two, I think the 
use of "many," again, should be limited to "some."

Unless of course you can provide a list that shows different.

               --bob


On Tue, 17 Dec 2013, McTim wrote:

> Hi,
>
> 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
>> wanted,
>
> Initially, most governments had zero say in who ran the ccTLD.  IANA
> assigned them to folk who could demonstrate technical competency and
> stewardship ability/potential.
>
> It's only recently that many gov'ts have gotten into the game.
>
> rgds,
>
> McTim
>
>
> 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.
>>
>>                 --bob
>>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, 17 Dec 2013, Patricio Poblete wrote:
>>
>>>
>>>       The ccTLDs (eg .cn. uk. etc) are pretty much of ICANN's control (see
>>> for
>>>       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
>>> government
>>> while others, such as Australia, are run by an independent body endorsed
>>> by the
>>> government.
>>>
>>>
>>> http://www.wgig.org/docs/Disspain-July.pdf
>>>
>>> Patricio Poblete
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>> --
>> Dr. Robert Bruen
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>> http://www.knujon.org
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