RE: Re: [ga] Re: VeriSign Proposal a Done Deal??
Let me change the analogy. Is it okay for a property manager to have a
> -----Original Message-----
> From: George Kirikos [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, January 08, 2002 5:19 PM
> To: Gomes, Chuck; 'Joop Teernstra'; 'email@example.com'
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
> Subject: RE: Re: [ga] Re: VeriSign Proposal a Done Deal??
> --- "Gomes, Chuck" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On a different note, let me try an analogy. Is it okay for a
> > landlord
> > to have a waiting list for a house in case the current
> rentors do not
> > renew their lease?
> Are you suggesting that Verisign is the LANDLORD for dot-com?
> Yes or no
> would be nice.
> Landlords have ownership, and simply rent out names. As far as I am
> aware (please correct me if I am mistaken), Verisign registry
> is simply
> the property manager on behalf of the true owners (be it ICANN, the US
> Government, internet society at large, who really knows, etc.),
> managing the registration database. Having been the property managers
> for so long, Verisign might feel that they can do what they
> some day the absentee landlords might wake up and decide to
> replace the
> property managers, or at a minimum remind them that they have a
> property manager's contract and code of behaviour.
> George Kirikos
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