Re: [gnso-vi-feb10] Re: Comment on Vertical Integration
On 10/29/10 12:01 PM, Michele Neylon :: Blacknight wrote:
... ... I see that the [...] claims of a "longstanding policy of separation" have resurfaced.
In the 2001 round the incumbent was not allowed to apply for additional registry contracts.
In the 2003 round the incumbents (note the plural) were not unrestricted in the pursuit of additional registry contracts.
If there is a real longstanding policy, it is that incumbents, the beneficiaries of prior rounds, are not unrestricted as applicants in subsequent rounds.