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  • From: Mike Nichols <mike AT>
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  • Subject: Re: [opennic-discuss] Conflict alert - dotFree
  • Date: Sat, 30 Oct 2010 19:52:01 +0000
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Is there no option for opennic dns servers to give priority to opennic's
.free registered domains?

On Sat, 30 Oct 2010 06:20:34 +0000, "Hanselka, Alex" <alex AT>
> Ah how complicated. :)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: discuss-bounces AT
> [mailto:discuss-bounces AT] On Behalf Of Jeff
> Sent: Friday, October 29, 2010 11:22 PM
> To: OpenNIC Discuss
> Subject: [opennic-discuss] Conflict alert - dotFree
> JStoker mentioned in the chat channel today that there is a group online
> at who is attempting to register the .free TLD
> ICANN. As far as I can tell, it looks like a legitimate company which
> actually going through with registration, although apparently they have
> already been caught blatantly plagiarizing another website for their
> content, and there is a lot of speculation that their domains will not
> quite as 'free' as they advertise.
> Regardless, while there is no guarantee that this company will actually
> come through with their plan, their website is in fact pre-registering
> domain names beginning November 1st. Unfortunately, ICANN does not care
> listen to groups like OpenNic because we do not pay them hundreds of
> thousands of dollars each year. *IF* this new TLD does go live, we need
> make plans to migrate the OpenNic .free domains to a new TLD.
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