[At-Large] A brexit problem that I heard about

Anupam Agrawal anupamagrawal.in at gmail.com
Tue Aug 21 00:38:59 UTC 2018

A very sensible proposition . There is now an opportunity for registrars to
expand into areas which otherwise was not even remotely considered part of
the package.

- Anupam

On Tue, Aug 21, 2018, 12:31 AM Evan Leibovitch <evan at telly.org> wrote:

> On Mon, 20 Aug 2018 at 09:27, gtheo <gtheo at xs4all.nl> wrote:
>> Danko is correct, in my opinion, Eurid is now part of a political game
>> between the UK and the EU.
> Now? When was it ever not?
> I don't recall EURID suddenly changing the requirements to mess with the
> Brits. Access to an .eu domain has *always* been literally, a "member
> benefit" of residents of countries inside the EU. In fact, IIRC the whole
> publicity behind getting .eu domains was to publicize one's integration.
> Next to the significant potential Brexit damage to entire industries,
> companies, supply chains and business models, complaints about having to
> redo corporate letterhead due to a TLD switch are really rather minor in
> the big picture. So long as we still have search engines, telephones and
> the post office, switching domains is at most a significant nuisance.
> Perhaps there is a business opportunity here for registrars who offer to
> soften the blows for UK-based .eu registrants, through assistance with
> establishing sufficient EU presence, contingency planning,  or a
> reduced-fee eased move to a more-appropriate TLD. Isn't this kind of
> service the very reason one would want to deal through a registrar rather
> than directly with a registry?
> -
> Evan
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