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Comment Re:This is becoming ridiculous (Score 2, Insightful) 553

But that can only be done when people stop treating .com as a first choice and everything else as sub-standard.

Wait, there's more than .com? Where have I been? ;-)

Seriously though, non-national domain names are needed for multinational entities, and .com, .net, .org... make perfect sense for them. It would not very nice for web users have to choose between | | if they had facilities in USA, South Africa, and France.

You are in a maze of UUCP connections, all alike.