Andrew Richards writes:
> FYI: Zimbabwe top level domain (.zw) ...
> Which is not to say that the PTC is not capable of
> running .zw - but it still needs to prove its abilities
> before it bites off such large bits of cake. Abusing it's
> big-organisation position is not the correct approach.
> And if someone else is doing the job well, why change
> a working system?
It's these reports of what's happening in practice that are leading
me to ask questions. The Malawi case first, the issue of domain
names held outside Zaire and Congo, and now the Zimbabwe
Andrew expresses an opinion about what the rules ought to be, and
I suspect many will agree with his opinion. There are additional
issues to consider, however.
Does a country, represented by its government, "own" its own domain
name? Apparently not. Should they?
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