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Re: [IFWP] Iperdome Latest Casualty in Domain Name Wars
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- Subject: Re: [IFWP] Iperdome Latest Casualty in Domain Name Wars
- From: Frank Rizzo <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Fri, 24 Sep 1999 07:27:13 -0700
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Jay, you fought a good honorable fight. It's a crying shame that a
viable business with good intentions was pushed aside by ICANN, NSOL,
Good luck out there. It's a shame that the Internet has been captured.
We must route around the damage.
At 9:54 AM -0400 9/24/99, Jay Fenello wrote:
>FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
>CONTACT: Jay Fenello, 770-392-9480
> ATLANTA, September 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Iperdome, Inc., the company offering
>Personal Domain Name services under the .per(sm) brand and Top Level Domain
>(TLD), today announced that it has suspended operations, becoming
>the latest casualty in the Domain Name Wars.
> Iperdome has been one of the oldest surviving and most active
>prospective registries. It was formed in January, 1997, was a
>founding member of the Enhanced Domain Name System (eDNS), and has
>been an active participant in the ongoing debate over Internet
>Governance and the establishment of ICANN.
> "Iperdome has participated in good faith in the U.S.
>Government's efforts to privatize the administration of Internet
>resources" said Jay Fenello, President of Iperdome. "In recent
>months, it has become apparent that these efforts were to no avail,
>as the process has been captured, and is unlikely to fairly resolve
>outstanding issues of new Top Level Domains."
> Mr. Fenello expressed his sincere thanks (and apologies) to the
>many thousand of clients who have supported Iperdome throughout this
>process, and to the private investors who have shown continued
>support for his leadership. Jay will be leaving his role as company
>president to return to private consulting.