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Wired: Free Geeks Want Good Gnus [.gnu top-level domain]

Jul 12, 2000, 16:06 (11 Talkback[s])
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"Free-software geeks want their own top-level domain. The Free Software Foundation has asked the Internet's governing body to approve the addition of .gnu domains dedicated to open-source projects and programming."

"The Foundation's request is one of over a dozen proposals submitted to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers prior to the meeting this week, at which the group's board members are expected to consider procedures for adding new top-level domains."

"Esther Dyson, ICANN chairwoman, said the requests are premature since ICANN is debating the procedures to use to add new domain names, not which ones will be added."

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