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    ICM may have been hoping to run a new .XXX
    by Anonymous on Saturday June 04 2005, @05:47AM (#15444)
    If Registrar R217 (who submitted the second shortest list in the .biz2B and got 6 registrations) is ATech / A Technology Company, Inc...

    then there is a strong link with Michael Palage of Afilias, and I suspect that this list was closed to the public so that its own owners could benefit...

    The practice of some registrars in submitting deliberately short lists to "queue-jump" in Landrush situations was demonstrated very clearly in .biz2B and .info LR2. The shorter your list, the sooner your name came up in the round-robin process. Some registrars like Signature Domains appear to have applied for a tiny number of domains just for themselves, to play the system. I believe Jason Hendeles was involved in the same thing.

    Jason Hendeles is Founder/CEO of ATech Registrars
    Jason Hendeles is Founder/CEO of ICM Registry Inc

    Michael Palage of Afilias is/was linked to ICM as their Chief Policy Officer. He has confirmed this in his "Disclosure" in the Registrars Mailing List in December 2001.

    ICM may have been hoping to run a new .XXX registry and gained adult.info in LR2, using their co-company ATech Registrars

    This means that ATech submitted a tiny list (to gain advantage) and submitted this application for its own co-company and co-owner

    WHOIS details - showing Jason's e-mail:

    Domain ID: D2264928-LRMS
    Domain Name: ADULT.INFO
    Created On: 13-Jul-2002 19:16:49 UTC
    Expiration Date: 13-Jul-2004 19:16:49 UTC
    Sponsoring Registrar: A Technology Company dba Namesystem.com (R217-LRMS)
    Status: HOLD
    Status: OK
    Registrant ID: C2355539-LRMS
    Registrant Name: Cadomain RegistrY Inc
    Registrant Organization: Cadomain Registry, Inc
    Registrant Street1: 130 Adelaide Street West
    Registrant Street2: Suit 2500
    Registrant City: Toronto
    Registrant State/Province: Ontario
    Registrant Postal Code: M4H 2M2
    Registrant Country: CA
    Registrant Phone: +1.4168681080
    Registrant Email: admin@icmregistry.com
    Admin ID: C2355554-LRMS
    Admin Name: A Technology Company Inc
    Admin Organization: A Technology Company Inc
    Admin Street1: 3 Hawthorn Gardens
    Admin City: Toronto
    Admin State/Province: Ontario
    Admin Postal Code: M4W 1P
    Admin Country: CA
    Admin Phone: +1.4169293695
    Admin Email: jason@icmregistry.com
    Billing ID: C2355554-LRMS
    Billing Name: A Technology Company Inc
    Billing Organization: A Technology Company Inc
    Billing Street1: 3 Hawthorn Gardens
    Billing City: Toronto
    Billing State/Province: Ontario
    Billing Postal Code: M4W 1P
    Billing Country: CA
    Billing Phone: +1.4169293695
    Billing Email: jason@icmregistry.com
    Tech ID: C2355554-LRMS
    Tech Name: A Technology Company Inc
    Tech Organization: A Technology Company Inc
    Tech Street1: 3 Hawthorn Gardens
    Tech City: Toronto
    Tech State/Province: Ontario
    Tech Postal Code: M4W 1P
    Tech Country: CA
    Tech Phone: +1.4169293695
    Tech Email: jason@icmregistry.com
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    what's your point?
    by Anonymous on Sunday June 05 2005, @02:20PM (#15465)
    If someone forms a registrar for just their own internal use, so what?

    I don't get your point. Is this any different than Amazon, AOL or Google? (all ICANN registrars)
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