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Re: Re: [wg-c] "Public" resources
> > Very reasonable, the only issue that we would have to be wary of is one
> > where the firm has a vested interest in the IP after the registry is no
> > longer viable (ie - Yahoo may want to launch a .yahoo tld. After signing
> > thousands of their web-hosting customers, they decide to withdraw the
> > service due to a bad revenue model) Not taking this into account would
> > strand a large constituency.
> > Do we care?
> Sure we do. Contractually bind Yahoo, as part of the root-entry process,
> to pledge the IP in the specific case of insolvency or abandonment for
> any reason. That's what contracts are for.
So in effect, we end up raising the bar to ensure that "dabblers" are
discouraged and the constituents of .yahoo and .web are protected.
Not bad...does this constitute forward process? ;)