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ICANN panel condemns Site Finder

     

Woz

1:43 pm on Jul 14, 2004 (gmt 0)

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From this article [zdnet.com.au] regarding the ongoing 'difference of opinion' as to the benifits or drawbacks of the Verisign Site-Finder system, "a long-awaited report evaluating the impact of VeriSign's controversial Site Finder service concludes that it had undesirable side effects, violated commonly accepted codes of Internet conduct, and should remain offline."

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nutsandbolts

3:15 pm on Jul 14, 2004 (gmt 0)

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Well, that's a shame. Got lots of nice, free traffic from Site Finder when it was live.

GeorgeK

6:33 pm on Jul 15, 2004 (gmt 0)

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SiteFinder was a clear abuse of the DNS, and I'm glad it ended (almost 20,000 folks agreed with a petition I started, and most were VEHEMENTLY opposed to the wildcards that VeriSign introduced).
 

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