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Re: [bc-gnso] Draft BC position Regsitry Registrar Separation

  • To: BC gnso <bc-gnso@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Subject: Re: [bc-gnso] Draft BC position Regsitry Registrar Separation
  • From: George Kirikos <icann@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2009 08:18:53 -0400


If we're going to take on this subject, when there is no GNSO comment
period, then I think we should also take on the subject of price caps
at the same time, given that has a far more direct impact on
registrants in the marketplace. Furthermore, we should also note that
ICANN has not completed the economic studies that were required.


George Kirikos

On Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 5:54 AM, Philip Sheppard<philip.sheppard@xxxxxx> wrote:
> I return from a holiday refreshed and revived and read with interest and not a
> little disappointment the interesting dialogue on list on R&R separation,
> tainted with some unfortunate tonality. Nevertheless, it seemed that the
> majority of participants favoured the continuation of R&R separation making
> valid arguments about competition, the likelihood of dominance, and the
> uncertainty of the current threshold proposal.
> This is to my mind exactly the issue on which the BC should have a position 
> and
> I attach a draft for discussion and subsequent voting.
> I have tried to capture the key arguments I read on the previous list
> discussions and hope I have captured the factual background correctly. Do let 
> me
> know if clarifications are needed.
> Please note today as the start of the usual 14 day discussion period ending
> August 24 after which we will conduct a vote on this or an amended position.
> If you have proposals for amendment please do not submit a redline but refer 
> to
> the line numbering in the text of an e-mail and suggest the nature of the 
> change
> you propose. This process makes iterations and consistency easier to manage.
> Philip

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