Creative use of CC TLD’s
The article below irks me.
The hoi pol-loi of the Internet have no idea which country a CC TLD is associated with, in fact even what a CC TLD is.
The use of .tv is a great and efficient marketing ploy.
By Jo Bennett Auckland & Wellington | Monday, 7 April, 2008
Yours from NZ — in Tuvalu
It’s surely odd that, charged with promoting New Zealand’s “national identity”, that government-financed Freeview should operate from a Tuvaluan domain.
The freeview.co.nz domain is the property of Freeview New Zealand, but it prefers to direct searchers to freeviewnz.tv.
Ah well, mused our e-taler, maybe Freeview thinks it’s promoting NZ’s environmentally responsible image by doing its bit to save Tuvalu from sinking beneath the waves.