] To this extent "innovation" might not be the right word.
] What VeriSign has done is to implement a previously
] unimplemented standard. The worst I can think to say is
] that they might have notified people more ahead of time.
] They certainly did not and, in my opinion, do not need
] permission to do it. It's all about being community
] friendly, but not about rights.
The creator of RealNames shows up in support of Verisign. More totally irrational claims. I referenced one of this guys RFC's in another forum because it was an interesting technical approach to replacing DNS with a directory system. However, what is also well known is that RealNames wished to manage that directory system based on the idea that the guy with the most money shows up on the top of the list. This of course resulted in their company going nowhere because no one was interested in turning the internet into even more of a spam nightmare then it already is.
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