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Re: Tired of Waiting
On Tue, 14 Jul 1998, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> "Christopher Ambler" writes:
> > >In other words, it's *critical* that the *Registry* for a new TLD be
> > operated
> > >as a public trust, not as someone's way to "make money fast".
> > >
> > >(If you don't see why for-profit, but competing, Registries don't work, ask
> > >yourself how you'd feel once your snappy URL http://my_name.new_tld/foo/bar
> > >is embedded in 10,000 web pages world-wide, and your for-profit Registry
> > then
> > >ups the rate to $1,000 per month....)
> > This argument has been countered, time and again.
> No, it has just be denied by individuals like you who want to make
> money by getting a profitable monopoly on public resources. The bulk
> of the community has a pretty obvious interest in the other direction.
For the record Perry, and for point of arguement, what do you do
(officially) for a living?