[policy] When Tech Meets Policy...
fergdawg at netzero.net
Tue Aug 14 03:50:32 UTC 2007
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- -- Marshall Eubanks <tme at multicasttech.com> wrote:
>On Aug 14, 2007, at 12:19 AM, Paul Ferguson wrote:
>> I was just struck by a couple of statistics:
>> In January 2007, according to PIR five registrars deleted 1,773,910
>> names during the grace period and retained 10,862. That same month,
>> VeriSign reported that among top ten registrars, 95% of all
>> deleted .COM
>> and .Net domain names were the result of domain tasting.
>So, if they charged a $ 1 "return fee," they would either
>- produce revenues of several million USD per month (unlikely) or
>- cut domain tasting by about 2 orders of magnitude.
... or both.
I think I could live with that, all things being equal.
- - ferg
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