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Re: <nettime> What do you think about .art?
Sivasubramanian M on Thu, 8 Mar 2012 14:05:03 +0100 (CET)

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Re: <nettime> What do you think about .art?

If Desiree's idea takes shape, and if a bid is successful, there is
scope for a successful registry with a balanced model :)

On Thu, Mar 8, 2012 at 6:37 AM, Morlock Elloi <morlockelloi {AT} yahoo.com>wrote:

> Art traditionally ends up in the wrong hands, there is no inherent
> problem with this.
> Thinking ahead, it will be so much more amusing if Dow or Mattel
> snatch .art (barbie.art is worth $200K by itself), than some 'body'
> composed of pompous internationally-recognized benevolent and
> independent selfless art experts (which would be only pathetic.)
> > There might be many applicants and I would hate to see .art go into
> > the wrong hands (the ones with deepest pockets that would win it in
> > the auction phase).


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