Isn’t it strange how nobody actually owns their domains? We all just rent them. Somehow we’ve grown accustomed to paying annual fees to corporations just to use their subdomains!

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The only way to actually own a domain is by owning the top-level domain — otherwise you're just renting a subdomain on someone else's top-level domain — but these are controlled by an organization called ICANN (.com, .net, .org, .io are all top-level domains controlled by ICANN). …

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Johnny Wu

I work at Namebase.io and manage our Namer Community: hns.to/community.nb/.

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