[At-Large] [lac-discuss-en] Vistaprint is abandoning .vista

Sivasubramanian M isolatedn at gmail.com
Sun Jul 15 20:08:24 UTC 2018

On Sun, Jul 15, 2018, 10:54 PM <bzs at theworld.com> wrote:

> Besides perhaps philosophy a salient reason ICANN doesn't want to
> appear to be a regulator is because it's potentially a huge job with
> no apparent income stream. How could they possibly fund such an
> activity? It could cost billions.

Not necessarily.

It would involve the resolution of
> the laws and mores of 200 countries.

With its GAC, it may not turn out to be as complicated.

> And of course opening themselves up to criticism and worse --
> lawsuits, govt action -- for doing it badly or even just singular
> errors.

The jurisdiction debate in CCWG A had a focus on geography. If it had
focused on the costs and complexities instead, we would have progressed
towards a solution that would eventually take away this concern about the
threat and cost of lawsuits as well.

Sivasubramanian M


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