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[ga] 28 more TLDs for the Proof-of-Concept Market Trials

One of the problems with some of the early TLD market trials was that there was 
only one person
or one company attempting to back the development. People did not feel that 
they could make the
new TLD "stick". Companies are now working together to bring new TLDs to the 

The new Dynamic DNS software, which operates at the customer's site finds all 
of these...
.agent, .arts, .auction, .chat, .church, .club, .family, .free, .game, .golf, 
.inc, .kids, .law, .llc, .llp, .love, .ltd, .med,
.mp3, .school, .scifi, .shop, .soc, .sport, .tech, .travel, .video, .xxx

In some cases, two companies are providing the needed TLD clusters. A third 
company often provides
the needed SLD servers. For the IPv4 legacy Internet, one needs to make sure 
that they get their SLD
servers registered with both of the TLD cluster operators for ultra 
reliability. That is often a chicken-and-egg
problem because one can not easily register without first having SLD servers. 
That is now much easier
with the Resellers stepping in to boot-strap the process. In some cases, they 
not only provide the SLD
servers, but they also take the next step and provide URL redirects or the 
complete web-hosting solution
for names that are used for that purpose.


With respect to "root servers", the new Dynamic DNS software [which operates at 
the customer's
always-on 24x7 broad-band site], does not use any root servers. It boot-straps 
itself via known
popular TLD name servers (such as .NET and .COM) and communicates directly with 
the TLD clusters.
It starts with a list of TLDs to locate. It can also locate additional TLDs by 
asking other TLD clusters
if they know where a new TLD is located. It does not query a "root". It places 
more trust in the
operational TLD clusters that serve the marketplace.

Jim Fleming