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ICANN Yokohama Meeting Topic - Introduction of New Top-Level Domains: Expression of Interest #21

Posted: 12 July 2000

anycastNET Incorporated hereby submits this "Expression of Interest" to ICANN for the purposed of stating our intention of operating a registry for the gTLDs listed below. anycastNET Incorporated is currently operating these gTLDs in the ORSC root zone and has established their use. Current use and operation of these gTLDs is undisputed. All gTLDs listed have had applications filed in accordance with RFC1591.

anycastNET Incorporated intends to operate these registries an manners consistent with their nature. For example, a registry for ".ham" (for the Amateur radio community) would have different characteristics than that for ".global".


a generic TLD for personal use, such as "marsh.home"


a generic TLD for global use, in a manner similar to .com and .net


a generic TLD for global use, in a manner similar to .com and .net


a generic TLD for use by the amateur radio community


a generic TLD for use by ASPs, networks and other systems operators - similar to the original intention of .net


a generic TLD for use in the resolution of "web phone" listings, "voice-over-the-Internet" applications, etc.

anycastNET Incorporated is currently involved in developmental efforts with several other parties for the creation of a registry/registration management system for new gTLDs. anycastNET intends to participate in the formal application process for gTLD registries.

Gene Marsh
president, anycastNET Incorporated

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