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Correct, you can not make a .INFO or .BIZ Community
(or Tribe) disappear. Those
owners will collectively figure
out how to manage themselves and can easily deploy
own TLD servers. Eventually, more automation will make it
such that very
few companies, if any need to be involved.
The whole SLD.TLD business is a rather
database application. More companies now have developed
applications, in anticipation of the coming growth
in the Next Generation Internet.
will be a dime a dozen and the price of names will
seek their true cost and market
value. At the moment, with
no competition (no, registrars do not create competition),
prices for the services are artificially inflated.
Does anyone really think it
costs $6 per year to host each
of the 30+ million .COM names ?...especially now
are less changes as the population stabilizes. The true
probably 1/10th that amount and the other 90% is
the overhead of ICANN, the rest
of the enterage, and a
boat-load of profit. People's claims about cost-recovery
have never proven to work. The Registries seem
to expand to absorb all funding.