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    Re:ICANN Board Correct Here
    by PeterBarron (pebarron@hotmail.com) on Saturday May 03 2003, @09:45AM (#11557)
    User #3240 Info | http://www.icannwatch.org/
    "All the good snaps are taken?" Last time I checked, Snapnames wasn't getting all of the expired domain names. If the good snaps are taken, you can try with any of a number of other registrars who attempt to register dropped names.


    This is competition. WLS is a monopoly offering.


    ++Peter

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    Re:ICANN Board Correct Here by PeterBarron
    Re:ICANN Board Correct Here
    by Anonymous on Sunday May 04 2003, @10:03PM (#11560)
    Well, WLS may be a monopoly, but at least the price will be reasonable. I can tell you Namewinner and others can fetch as much a s $20,000.00 for a "chance" to catch a dropped name, and as much as that is "free enterprise", it seems to me such auctions like that exclude those who cannot afford bidding wars for domains. That's not really fair. Are the best names destined only for the wealthy or those with the best relationships with drop services? A monopoly service like WLS may be the best answer here.
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