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  • ICANN is retarded. Literally.

    Posted on December 17th, 2009 phpguru 2 comments

    I just had an amazing idea for a new TLD. So, naturally, I Google create new TLD.

    I went to this link, then to  the ICANN FAQ on how to create a new TLD, then the ICANN forum

    This stuff is like from 2000. Am I missing something? The newest info about this is almost a decade old?

    It seems more often lately, I stumbleUpon Ars Technica, which has a good overview of a recent plan by ICANN to allow hundreds more generic Top Level Domains.


    2 responses to “ICANN is retarded. Literally.” RSS icon

    • how can you be retarded literally? Just wondering why you would use a slur like the word retarded. It’s demeaning and offensive to people with special needs. Isn’t that reason enough to stop?

    • Mike, relax. ICANN is slow, they have fallen behind, and clearly have developed at a slower rate. That is how they can be literally retarded. It has nothing to do with people with special needs in this context. From the web:

      retard – cause to move more slowly or operate at a slower rate
      retarded – relatively slow in development
      retardation – slowdown: the act of slowing down or falling behind

      I will not succumb to a PC culture that tries to restrict accurate word usage.

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