[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 20:52:46 UTC 2018

Phillip Hallam-Baker wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 3, 2018 at 3:07 PM, Paul Vixie <paul at redbarn.org
> <mailto:paul at redbarn.org>> wrote:
>     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.
> ​There is one difference. If the badness has moved rather than this
> being new badness, we can avoid the problem entirely by blocking the new
> gTLDs entirely.​
> I have yet to hear one good reason for supporting resolution of the new
> gTLDs.
> Is ICANN sharing any of the rent they are extracting with me? No.
> Is there any resource that is not malicious of significance on a gTLD?
> Not that I am aware.
> ​Black hole rout 'em till they give the community a good reason to exist.
> ...

since it's a new year, and since i post this every year, happy new year!


P Vixie

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