[registrars] Fw: [nc-org] Registrars and restrictions on org marketing
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From: "Ken Stubbs" <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, December 18, 2001 2:47 PM
Subject: Re: [nc-org] Registrars and restrictions on org marketing
> what incentive would a registrar have in the future to try to "push"
> into a "dot.org" domain name now that there are "viable" alternatives to
> com & net. in the root ?
> most of the parties I know who registered dot org's who are not
> "non-profits" did so due to the "lack" of relevant names which existed at
> the time they registered.
> If the new "registry mgt" entity does an effective job of "branding" the
> ".org" tld in the future there will most probably be no real desire to
> register what would be viewed as "non-conforming" names as they can find
> relevant , and most importantly , more effective names in the new TLD's
> "info" or "biz"
> ken stubbs
> Milton Mueller comments:
> > OK, so what does that mean? Exactly how does that translate
> > into a specific registrar's web site? I can think of a thousand
> > ways in which the intent of the policy might be subverted
> > while nominally conforming to it if the registrar wasn't
> > cooperative. And who is going to spend day and night
> > checking all the web sites of all the resellers and
> > registrars?
> > On the other hand, if a registrar sells a registration to a
> > wholly commercial site and it is challenged via a new
> > dispute policy, then BANG it's gone, the registrar loses
> > the account, and their incentives are adjusted accordingly.
> > The latter is much more efficient and effective.