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Old 20th May 2006, 01:47 PM
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Re: The Internet Splits Up

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Originally Posted by drbiohealth
Who has rights to the Chinese-language version of .cn—China or Taiwan? Who gets first dibs on names in Farsi characters—the Iranians or the Afghans? Do Western companies that hold domain names in English automatically get the international rights, or should those go to local people?

While such questions might seem trivial, they are part of a larger shift that could have huge implications.
Kind of shows just how uninformed the reporter is. Who has the rights to the Chinese-language version of .cn? Who gets first dibs on Farsi domains?

The better question would have been, who got first dibs on Farsi domains. It wasn't the Western companies that this article worries so much about.

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