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Re: [ga] Replacements for VeriSign registry?

Karl and all former DNSO GA members or other interested stakeholders/users,

Karl Auerbach wrote:

> On Fri, 12 Dec 2003, admin wrote:
> > The domain name database is small compared to these.  I believe Tucows said
> > they could run the registry for about $2 per name instead of $6.
> An interesting measure is how much it would cost if ICANN were to drop the
> 10 year maximum registration period.  My guess is that without the burden
> of billing the cost of providing the service could be made extremely low.
> - snip-
> (These minimum and maximum periods were adopted with zero discussion, zero
> debate, zero justification, zero explaination, zero anything.)

 And this sort of gross lack of accountability to those effected is the
central problem with ICANN and always has been...  Bad process
almost always produces bad policy and results...

>                 --karl--


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