Re: [ga] VeriSign Proposal a Done Deal??
On 2002-01-05 23:53:30 -0800, William X Walsh wrote:
>The uncertainty in the current system is VASTLY more fair, in that
>it really is possible for just about ANYONE to acquire one of
>Snapnames and the other services CAN BE AND ARE beat out for
>names, every day.
Basically, EVERY system which is based on drop timing and works
without direct registry involvement à la WLS means a lottery of
domain names, which is strongly biased by network conectivity,
bandwidth, and latency available to players.
When looking at averages, you'll find an auction of expired domain
names to the bidders with the highest ressources.
>There is nothing which will convince me that a registry level
>program like this is in any way in the best interests of the
>This is even worse than the plan I spoke of on here a week ago,
>where a Registrar was considering bypassing the drop process
>altogether and reselling its dropped names itself without ever
>returning them to the registry.
Why should WLS be worse than that?
Thomas Roessler http://log.does-not-exist.org/
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