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Re: [policy] When Tech Meets Policy...
On Mon, 13 Aug 2007, Douglas Otis wrote: > > On Aug 13, 2007, at 11:03 AM, Chris L. Morrow wrote: > > > So, to be clear folks want to make it much more difficult for > > grandma-jones to return the typo'd: mygramdkids.com for > > mygrandkids.com right? > > Grandma will still need to make a payment for the domain. Grandma is > also unlikely to find a clause in her contract which removes a > payment obligation after a few days. Provisions that enable domain > tasting are unlikely to benefit individuals. but today that provision is: If you buy a domain you have 5 days to 'return' it. The reason behind the return could be: "oops, I typo'd" or "hurray, please refund me for the 1M domains I bought 4.99 days ago!". The 'protect the consumer' problem is what's enabling tasting.