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This is kind of beside the point of snooping on web users, but...
How does "China Internet Network Information Center" amount to a "(CNNIC)" acronym. It's consistent, so it doesn't seem like a typo, so this is a serious question.
Mozilla and CNNIC
Posted Feb 4, 2010 15:17 UTC (Thu) by anselm (subscriber, #2796)
»CN« is the ISO 3166 country code for China. The »Internet« appears to be
dropped from the abbreviation.
There seems to be precedent for using ISO 3166 codes in similar places.
For example, the German equivalent to CNNIC is called DENIC, from the ISO
3166 code for Germany, which is »DE«.
Posted Feb 5, 2010 21:25 UTC (Fri) by paulj (subscriber, #341)
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