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Re: ICANN to remove fee restrictions on .INFO, .ORG, .BIZ?
- From: Deepak Jain
- Date: Wed Aug 30 00:43:01 2006
[sorry for top-quoting] Can someone explain to me what this proposed
lifting of fees or the new registry-registrar agreement will do to the
fees paid by everyone to whoever is running the database that holds it
all (Netsol/Internic/who knows what)... it seems to me that the largest
part of the fixed cost of the domain registration is going to them and
always has. (at least for .COM/.NET I don't know about the rest).
Couldn't this end be opened up to lowest-cost-bidder type stuff?
Michael Loftis wrote:
A bunch of people are calling the sky is falling, the sky is falling.
I'm not so sure this is the case. What I'm interested in is if anyone
is actually worried about this, or has heard about this, from within
For those three TLDs it seems like there is little/less competition than
for .COM so price increases could be significant. However I'm not sure
this will result in the 'per domain auction' pricing that some people
seem to be afraid will happen.
"Genius might be described as a supreme capacity for getting its possessors
into trouble of all kinds."
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