[LINK] Democrats launch anti-filtering site
ivan at itrundle.com
Thu May 21 10:12:41 EST 2009
On 21/05/2009, at 9:35 AM, Darrell Burkey wrote:
> So why have domain name classifications at all? From what I'm reading
> here we might as well make all domain names .com and be done with it.
> What possible reason could there be to relate a domain name to a
> type of
> organisation or country of origin?
It's a marketing proposition. That, and the .com space is too crowded.
There are many reasons for wanting to exploit the local marketing
space. It's like phone numbers - a local number suggests that you live
in the place, know the market, etc.
I'm not so sure that Linkers are in favour of dropping .au - but maybe
it's not just my hearing that is going.
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