[At-Large] Notice of Motion: update to ALAC advice on gTLDs
John R. Levine
johnl at iecc.com
Tue Dec 20 21:56:30 UTC 2011
> 1) I don't see why ubiquity is necessary
Because the DNS is supposed to be managed for the benefit of the public.
It's the same reason that .CANON and other single-registrant domains are a
> 2) Did you actually watch the video?
No, I'd rather do arithmetic on verifiable facts. I also have to wonder
about .ASIA's long term viability. If they have under 200K domains, since
their registry fee is $10, their annual revenue is under $2M. They
probably pay half of that to Afilias to manage the registry, and you can't
pay much of a staff on under $1M/yr.
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