[At-Large] Fwd: [council] Final Issue Report on New gTLD Subsequent Procedures

John R. Levine johnl at iecc.com
Mon Dec 21 00:32:20 UTC 2015

> I like George and continue so to do.  But the case he made against
> applicant support - and a major reason for his no vote - is internally
> inconsistent in logic and is absolved in outcome.

Considering that most of the new public TLDs look like failures by any 
reasonable metric, so much that ICANN's had to revise their budget to 
reflect the lack of income from registrants who didn't register, ICANN did 
the developing countries a favor by not encouraging them to waste their 

There are a lot of good ways to spend development money, but yet another 
TLD isn't one of them.


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