Re: [ga] PLEASE COMMENT: Suggested ALAC response to sTLD RFP
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- Subject: Re: [ga] PLEASE COMMENT: Suggested ALAC response to sTLD RFP
- From: Eric Dierker <eric@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2003 18:35:33 -0700 (PDT)
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> George and all former DNSO GA members,
> I can see from the links you so kindly provided that
>some comments are missing from
>http://forum.icann.org/alac-forum/new-gtlds/ to which I had sent in two
> In any event I agree that there are likely enough TLD's now for
> most stakeholders/users purposes. But that is really not the
> point, is it? The actual number or type of TLD's should be
> determined by what the market place will bare of support
> as per the stakeholders/users. So I don't think we know how
> many that is or what *Type* those potential TLD's are.
> What I DO know is that is that the ALAC cannot and does
> not speak for the stakeholders/users legitimately and that our
> members are supportive of many more new gTLD's as well
> as cTLD's that have no encumbrance as to registry or
> registrar management dictated by ICANN without a vote
> by any and all interested parties and/or participating
> George Kikos wrote:
>> I think that responppse would have greater legitimacy if it was
>> written AFTER widespread discussions, and not before. I don't see much
>> discussion at:
>> http://forum.icann.org/alac-forum/new-gtlds/ (1 post, May 2003)
>> http://forum.icann.org/alac-forum/general/ (1 post, April 2003)
>> http://forum.icann.org/alac-forum/misc/ (5 of the 10 by "Jeff
>> Williams", so you know how little that means)
>> Why doesn't the ALAC lead discussions on the GA list, which has been
>> active in the past on numerous issues?
>> If conference calls have been taking place, shouldn't those be
>> recorded and turned into MP3 files? (sorry if I missed links to any
>> past ones)
>> George Kirikos
>> P.S. My position would be that no new TLDs be added, until such time
>> as the success/failure of the prior ones has been determined.
>> Personally, I think there are more than enough TLDs already (and
>> ccTLDs)... If there are going to be new ones, they should be greatly
>> differentiated from existing ones, instead of 'clones' that attempt to
>> basically siphon demand from .com (i.e. .web, new.net and other
>> pretenders). Or if they are clones, should propose greatly reduced
>> pricing for the benefit of registrants (which you won't see if you're
>> simply auctioning off the TLDs, as then the incentives are to maximize
>> profits once one obtains the license). .com's registry operation would
>> ideally be up for tender at some point, too, in order to reduce costs
>> to registrants.
>> More thought should be given to the needs of individual registrants,
>> the ultimate consumers of TLDs, and not just the
>> registry/registrar/ICANN staff (i.e. all the extra "make work"
>> projects and worldwide travel in evaluating TLD proposals) as
>> --- Thomas Roessler <roessler@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > The ALAC is soliciting comments on this until September 7. Feel
>> > free to comment either to this list or to forum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> > Regards,
>> > --
>> > Thomas Roessler
>> > <roessler@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> > ----- Forwarded message from Wendy Seltzer <wendy@xxxxxxxxxxx> -----
>> > From: Wendy Seltzer <wendy@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>> > To: Interim ALAC <alac@xxxxxxxxx>
>> > Date: Sun, 24 Aug 2003 10:35:02 -0700
>> > Subject: [alac] Suggested response to sTLD RFP
>> > X-Spam-Level:
>> > is attached (RTF) and below. This is meant to reflect ALAC
>> > conversations and discussions on our conference calls and on-list.
>> > Thoughts?
>> > Thanks.
>> > --Wendy
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