[NA-Discuss] "Chicken and Egg" Problem

Evan Leibovitch evan at telly.org
Wed Apr 4 16:46:57 UTC 2012

On 4 April 2012 11:45, Michele Neylon :: Blacknight
<michele at blacknight.ie>wrote:

>  As a registrar I cannot publish terms etc., for registration in a TLD for
> which I am not contracted with the registry.

No, but you can (and imo should be compelled to) publish your own details
as an ICANN contracted registrar as a minimum requirement, regardless of
the particular additional rules demanded by each TLD for which you sell

> And the "simply" is a very big difference.

Only in the minds (and business models) of those who wish to exploit the

You also can't get setup for data escrow if you don't have any names
> registered (as far as I know - this may have changed)

What's that got to do with anything?

- Evan

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