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    Registrars Introducing the "Domain Justice Coalition"
    posted by Mueller on Thursday June 19 2003, @07:11PM

    14 ICANN registrars, hailing from The West (and, uh, Ottawa, Rhode Island and Israel) have formed a posse and are ridin' all night to bring American justice to ICANN-town. Yeeeee haaaaaa!

    The posse claims that ICANN's WLS decision "will result in hundreds of domain name registrars going out of business." (This would be Very Bad, because there are only about 180 registrars accredited, as far as we know.)

    Here's a list of the deputies:

    000Domains, Little Rock, AR
    BuyDomains.com/Raredomains.com, Bethesda, MD
    CommuniGal Communication Unlimited, Israel
    Domain Systems, Pompano Beach, FL
    Dotster, Vancouver, WA
    Enameco, Houston, TX
    eNom, Redmond, WA
    Fiducia, Minden, NV
    Go Daddy Software, Inc., Scottsdale, AZ
    Name Intelligence, Inc., Bellevue, WA
    Parava Networks, Houston, TX
    Pool.com, Ottawa, Canada
    Registration Technologies, Inc., Greenville, RI
    TierraNet Inc./Domain Discover, San Diego, CA

    For more information, especially about how to count registrars, contact:
    Kim Bayliss
    (202) 863-4209

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    Domain Justice Coaltion
    by GeorgeK on Thursday June 19 2003, @07:27PM (#11822)
    User #3191 Info | http://www.kirikos.com/
    See the info and legislation in full at:

    Domain Justice Coalition and Legislation [dotster.com]
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    Re: Full of it
    by GeorgeK on Friday June 20 2003, @06:45AM (#11828)
    User #3191 Info | http://www.kirikos.com/
    Wrong again, Verisign shill. Take a look at GoDaddy's website, for example, and see that it offers an affordable fixed-rate plan for going after expired names. Other registrars offer consumers different choices, such as pay for success. The big "scam" of WLS is that a huge proportion of the slots will never ripen into the consumer's desired names -- yet Verisign still gets to keep the money.

    WLS in the public interest? Only if you define "public" as "Verisign shareholders". Ask Verisign whether they want anyone else, e.g. me, to run it, instead of themselves.
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