[At-Large] Notice of Motion: update to ALAC advice on gTLDs

Michele Neylon :: Blacknight michele at blacknight.ie
Wed Dec 21 09:22:49 UTC 2011

On 20 Dec 2011, at 22:56, John R. Levine wrote:
> 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.

Depends on how many staff you actually need .. 

If Afilias is handling all the technical stuff and the customer support, then why would DotAsia need loads of staff?

Several of the registries have very small head counts



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