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Username: BrianC
Date/Time: Sun, October 15, 2000 at 10:25 PM GMT
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Subject: Risk-taking


Yes you took a risk. However the thing I notice in these forums is that the people who support pre-registrations believe that just because they took a risk, they should be rewarded for that risk. That's not the way it works. Just because you took a risk does not mean that you are entitled to be rewarded for that risk.

I am confident that ICANN will handle the addition of new TLDs fairly. The DNSO statement that "the registration of names in new TLDs will be done on a fair basis, and the practice of pre-registration should not be encouraged" indicates that ICANN knows what's fair and that they will handle the issue of pre-registrations in a fair manner.

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