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    Re:The Law of Unintended Effects
    by Anonymous on Thursday August 21 2003, @03:21PM (#12113)
    John, I see what you are saying, but wouldn't someone who wants a name that has not been renewed and that has a WLS already have contacted the registrant during the 45-day auto-renew period? Registrars could disclose this information for a fee (which names are past expiration, and have not been renewed, and that have a WLS). So, the registrant will be contacted before the RGP period and therefore not incurr a RGP fee. But more basically, even if the name is in RPG and the registrant wants to redeem it (possibly, as you suggest will happen, because the registrant was contacted by someone who wants the name but is not the WLS holder), does the registrar have an obligation to redeem it? If so, at what price? $500? $5000? If not (which I think is the case), then if the registrar-of-record was the registrar who sold the WLS, it could ask the WLS holder to pay a fee to *not* redeem it for the "soon-to-be non-registrant". Yet more reasons why registrars should not be allowed to obtain wait list subscriptions on names during a blackout period. Paul Stahura PS I agree with what you said about "normal people".
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