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    John Kane, vice president of business development
    by Anonymous on Wednesday April 12 2006, @05:22PM (#16688)
    Registrar Sans Web Site?

    Mr. Parsons pointed to more than 50 entities on the registrar list that seem to be taken out by Bellevue, Washington-based domain-name seller eNom, many of them with the very same P.O. Box and no web site listed.

    And 402 of the registrars in New York, many of which were listed at the same five physical addresses, also did not provide web sites in their contact information, noted Mr. Parsons.

    “We all make our business on the Internet,” he said. “You need to have a web site.”

    But eNom insisted it was playing by the rules. “Every new [name space] will have a land rush, and I’m sorry Bob feels the rules weren’t slanted toward him,” said John Kane, vice president of business development at eNom.

    Mr. Kane said the large numbers of registrars with eNom addresses were due to two factors: eNom offering a more expensive price point for customers seeking higher-demand domains, as well as the company’s service of running the process in its own name for other ICANN-accredited registrars. He said the total number of eNom registrars was less than 50, but did not disclose the exact number.
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