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From RW <rwmailli...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: Whatsapp spam
Date Thu, 02 Jul 2015 23:11:01 GMT
On Thu, 02 Jul 2015 23:40:04 +0200
Benny Pedersen wrote:

> RW skrev den 2015-07-02 23:21:
> > On Thu, 02 Jul 2015 19:21:12 +0200
> > Benny Pedersen wrote:

> >> co.dk was dropped before it got populary, i dont like to se tlds
> >> that try to force nic to sell less,
> > 
> > I'm not sure what you are trying to say here, but direct .uk domains
> > have only been available for a year, and  .uk and .co.uk are both
> > managed by Nominet.
> 

> the issue i pointed out is that why get domains payed on a non tld ?,

For the same reasons that the US created .com .edu etc. The actual
names come from before modern DNS when British servers ran on the
coloured book protocols over X.25 and had names in the form:

uk.co.example.name 


co for company, ac for academic community etc 


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