Re: Yahoo? No, *Net Solutions* is taking over the world...

Kragen (
Tue, 15 Dec 1998 08:55:53 -0500 (EST)

On Tue, 15 Dec 1998, I Find Karma wrote:
> Gordon, I could really use an update as to the status of TLDs... I need
> to read Keith's last three months of TBTF or something...
> While I'm on the subject, anyone know the status of Esther Dyson's new
> company-to-be, ICAN, that was supposed to do the domain registration,
> leaving NSOL to do registrar work? Is ICAN still due to launch in June?

ICANN exists since mid-October.

I don't know much more than that.

Frankly, I think the US gov't's involvement is inappropriate. They
funded the dang thing in the past; they should have just let the IAHC
take over earlier this year instead of interfering and creating

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