Lightly used IP addresses
brunner at nic-naa.net
Sun Aug 15 17:42:50 CDT 2010
On 8/15/10 6:25 PM, Tony Finch wrote:
> On Sat, 14 Aug 2010, Randy Bush wrote:
>> when the registry work was re-competed and taken from sri to netsol (i
>> think it was called that at the time), rick adams put in a no cost
when we (sri) lost the defense data network nic contract in may '91,
disa awarded it to government systems inc., which eventually became
>> bid to do it all with automated scripts. hindsight tells me we should
>> have supported that much more strongly.
> I fear the abuse resulting from free domain registration.
the price point gsi set was $100/two-years, and later in litigation
the portion earmarked to go a public agency was removed, resulting in
the $75/two-year price point.
of the things to fear, that hadn't happened then, such as the
determination that domains are marks (wipo i), and the ancillary
exploits, keeping the cost at the green-stamp price-point of zero
dollars and zero cents seems a pretty odd thing to fear.
yes, we f*cked by failing to keep the allocation mechanism profit neutral.
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