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    Re:your question
    by Anonymous on Thursday January 02 2003, @09:24AM (#10832)
    Wasn't there some announcement from Afilias that they were going to allow cancellation requests?

    There might have been some discussion that Afilias couldn't directly contact registrants of questionable sunrise domains, rather that contact had to be done by the registrars. Why, who knows? Will attempt to authenticate.
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    Re:your question
    by Anonymous on Thursday January 02 2003, @12:13PM (#10834)

    Later in the year, Afilias said they would allow some cancellation requests, and these occurred during a period of a week or less, at the turn of 2001-2002. They did not allow all requests, but they managed to get shot of Govinda's embarrassments then.


    But they were strenuously AGAINST cancelling domains in the weeks leading up to the Landrush.


    They DID argue that the request would have to come from the registrar.


    Lorenz, to take but one example, strenuously requested both DomainBank AND Afilias to delete the names and cancel the registrations (over 20 e-mails which I have copies of) but clearly the formula, "Sure we'll do it, if you go through your registrar" did not work in reality.


    After all, it was $15000+ of business, so never mind the fact that Afilias and Domainbank had broken the rules...




    Richard Henderson

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