[dns-operations] anti-business hippies (Re: the real reason for ICANN's gTLD expansion seems to be...)

Paul Vixie paul at redbarn.org
Wed Jan 3 20:07:09 UTC 2018

David C Lawrence wrote:
> Kevin Murphy wrote:
>>> Has the amount of abuse on the internet gone up since the
>>> introduction of new gTLDs? There must be data on this.
> John Franklin wrote:
>> How would you quantify that?  I can see new gTLDs creating new
>> portals on the internet for bad actors, but I would expect the
>> number of said bad actors behind them to remain relatively stable.
> I suspect that was Kevin's point, trying to suss out whether gTLD
> expansion is in any way a part of making things worse, or essentially
> neutral.

i'm not sure why i would care. whether or not gtld-induced badness is 
part of a zero sum game is irrelevant. if there is net new badness, i 
don't like it. if it allowed some badness to move here from elsewhere, i 
don't like that either.

P Vixie

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