[dns-operations] dotless domains

David Conrad drc at virtualized.org
Mon Sep 24 14:44:01 UTC 2012


On Sep 24, 2012, at 12:07 AM, Florian Weimer <fw at deneb.enyo.de> wrote:
> * Paul Vixie:
>> those are country code top level domains. cctld's enjoy national sovereignty
> Uhm, most of them are companies, and not subjects of international law.  Few of them, however, have entered binding contracts with ICANN.

Because ccTLD administration is considered an issue of national sovereignty, ICANN has no license to insert itself between the government and the contractor the government chooses to operate the ccTLD.


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