Standard Mandarin will be a challenge

The cynical observation is that people pay a lot of money to register as operators for new gTLDs, and who is going to turn down that money? The operators may not make much money (but maybe they do, from some spammers), but the people who approve new gTLDs and get money for them sure do.

An interesting report on newly used domain names and their usage in spam – Chris Siebenmann

We just watched the Fallout TV series and the cynical observer in us can’t help but think it’s Vault-Tec taking a dollar from us humans to pay RobCo, which in turn takes a dollar from us to pay ArmCo, which in turn takes a dollar from us to pay Big Mt, and so on and so on.

gTLD miners know they are basically unbound by law. They’re going to keep digging into the English dictionary and when they run out, start on other languages.