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Problematic .BIZ Registry Agreement Provision

  • To: biz-tld-agreement@xxxxxxxxx
  • Subject: Problematic .BIZ Registry Agreement Provision
  • From: desk@xxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 25 Aug 2006 06:31:09 -0700

I'm writing to voice my general support for the concept of lifting price 
controls on registry services. Doing so embraces the essence of the free market 
economy. However, in this instance there is only one .BIZ registry that 
occupies a monopoly position within the marketplace. The lifting of pice 
controls on registry services could (and most likely will) lead to the monopoly 
registry raising prices to confiscatory levels on certain lucrative domain 
names so as to maximize profits. The six month price change notice requirement 
is an inadequate safeguard.

Please consider retaining price controls on registry services until such time 
that the marketplace can have more than one registry for .BIZ so that there 
isn't one monopoly provider.

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