Originally Posted by arizoney
Just another form of internet censorship. Well correct me if im wrong i dont really know but seems that way to me. I wonder what the up side is? And of course i wonder about the down side?
What do you mean by censorship?
One upside to owning a .poker name I suppose is brand protection. A couple of downsides are the cost to re-register a .poker name each year will probably be at least twice that of a .com, and the .com variant of the name is more valuable because the com suffix is shorter and universal.