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    Re: Is Whois Data Accuracy Enough?
    by Anonymous on Friday November 22 2002, @02:14PM (#10251)
    in my opinion, there is very little wrong with the DNS name-space that does not point directly back to the invention of the registrar layer. We've heard the cheers about the $10 domain name with little heard about the adverse trade-offs to the community as a direct result of - as if all that matters in a competitive market place is who can sell something for the least amount (but not less than $6). One of these trade-offs has been a sharp decline to the integrity of the WHOIS database. But, of course, this is a "constructive comment" in the overall evolution of the "competitive model" as ICANN has defined this to be and thus worthy of all sorts of time, energy, and resources.

    In the meantime, we can all still cheer and be thankful for the $10 domain name as a result of true market competition being "accomplished".....that is until my neighbor asks me why he cannot purchase the second level domain he wants for $10 where my reply is "sit down, this is going to take awhile".

    Ray
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