Domain tasting; a load of hot air?

Marshall Eubanks tme at
Tue Aug 14 14:03:27 UTC 2007

On Aug 14, 2007, at 8:56 AM, <michael.dillon at> wrote:

>> I'd suggest:
>>   1) one week latency between registration and entry into the
>> TLD nameservers.
>>   2) 50% (of 1-year registration fee) 'penalty' for
>> cancelling the registration
>>      before it hits the TLD servers.
>>   3) $250 'surcharge' (to registrant) for 'immediate'
>> _irrevocable_ recording
>>      in the TLD nameservers,  25% of that surcharge to be
>> retained by the
>>      registrar, 25% to the registry operator, and 50% to IANA.
> Can I assume that you, and all the other people commenting on domain
> tasting have filed official comments with ICANN as requested at  
> this web
> page?

No, but that is an excellent reminder for which I thank you. Note

To be considered by the group, information should be submitted no  
later than 15 September 2007 to rfi-domaintasting at Comments  
may be viewed at

> Or is this just a load of hot air as usual?
> Democracy, you either use it or lose it!

> --Michael Dillon


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