[At-Large] News on the .health TLD allocation
evan at telly.org
Wed Sep 3 21:56:51 UTC 2014
On 3 September 2014 17:25, Antony Van Couvering <avc at namesatwork.com> wrote:
> PICs were "voluntary."
Voluntary and unenforceable -- essentially useless. The PIC concept was a
hasty and supremely stupid act of GAC appeasement, destined to please
nobody and failing even as the PR stunt it was intended to be.
Minds + Machines' PICs don't have that out clause, but Donuts' do. There is
> no standardization. The PICs were not required, although it was strongly
> suggested that those who did not volunteer might be drafted, so to speak.
> Moving goal posts, as always with ICANN.
That's what happens when the public interest is bolted-on as an
afterthought, not baked-in.
This wound was self-inflicted.
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