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Re: [alac] Analysis of .coop, .museum, and .aero renewals

  • To: "Jean Armour Polly" <mom@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Subject: Re: [alac] Analysis of .coop, .museum, and .aero renewals
  • From: "John R Levine" <johnl@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: 30 Dec 2005 18:06:28 -0500

> I'm trying to think up technical or other reasons why ICANN cares if
> there are going to be 20 people in a TLD or 20 thousand. There's the
> money ICANN gets from each domain registration. What else?

You might make an argument that for all the effort involved in negotiating
the TLD contracts, there's no point in doing it if there aren't going to
be a lot of registrations.

Of course, to me that says that the process is much, much, much too

John Levine, johnl@xxxxxxxx, Primary Perpetrator of "The Internet for Dummies",
Information Superhighwayman wanna-be, http://www.johnlevine.com, Mayor
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