On Sun, 24 Nov 2002, Vernon Schryver wrote:
The truly interesting question would be: How much of their traffic is
"value-added", and not just acting as a caching name server for the current
root? If they have 150M users, but only 379 of them use it as
than a cache for the existing root, they're no more interesting than any
of the other alt.roots that you label "peanuts".
It seems likely for several reasons that spammers would be among the
organizations most likely to buy names from the other roots if they were
oh no spam. no one was talking about spam. were just talking about root.
your the first to mention spam and your right no one would buy domains in
the alt universe for smtp service. http for sure is used today. the
alternative roots have spam free domains on the internet.
but then how many spammers use ficticious domain names in the USG
And I take exception to you claiming these roots are ficticious. They are
the future of root service.