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||The registries should be not-for-profit. Let the for-profit registers own a piece of them.
The fighting over exclusive control of TLD's is driven by profits. Take
out the profit motive and the fighting disappears!
Let the competing for-profit
registers all own a piece of not-for-profit registries.
If the North American telephone
system had been set up that way [with all local exchanges being not-for-profits owned
by the entire competitive for-profit telephone industry, then there would be much
fewer area codes]. Then the competing companies could share usage of the local
exchanges [instead of each having their own prefixes within each area code].