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Bangladesh doesn't exist

Rob Rosenberger, Vmyths co-founder
Friday, 7 May 1999

REMEMBER THE STUDENT in Bangladesh who saved Asia from CIH as a favor for a friend? Guess what — his country doesn't exist on the Internet. IANA reserves ".bd" for this purpose, but state officials need to designate an agency to handle Bangladesh's top-level domain.

"Yes, I really am a Bangladeshi Internet security expert. Why do you seem so surprised?"