North American Network Operators Group|
Date Prev | Date Next | Date Index | Thread Index | Author Index | Historical
Re: When is Verisign's registry contract up for renewal
On Sat, Sep 20, 2003 at 11:23:04PM -0700, Henry Linneweh wrote: > My view would concur with this, these are really old battles starting back in the > netsol days and now the verisign has taken the same short sighted path. > > It is time that neutral party is in charge > -Henry R Linneweh I was thinking this earlier this week. This is a public-trust that should be operated by people whose sole job is to keep it up and working, not by a dual-role entity as it is today. Perhaps we can get someone to make a not-for-profit for this sole role. - Jared > Paul Vixie <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > > > ICANN can seek specific performance of the agreement by Verisign, or > > > seek to terminate Verisign's contract as the .COM/.NET registry operator > > > and transfer the operation to a successor registry. > > > > Quiet honestly I'd like to see all of the GTLD servers given to neutral > > companies, ones that ARE not registrars. [...] > > frankly i am mystified as to why icann awards registry contracts to > for-profit entities. registrars can be for-profit, but registries should > be non-profit or public-trust or whatever that specific nation's laws allow > for in terms of requirements for open accounting, uniform dealing, and > nonconflict with the public's interest. > -- > Paul Vixie -- Jared Mauch | pgp key available via finger from email@example.com clue++; | http://puck.nether.net/~jared/ My statements are only mine.