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Re: [policy] When Tech Meets Policy...
>I picked on example, there have been plenty of examples in the past of >folks just barely able to come up with 7$/yr for domain registration and >using donated hosting for their non-profit thing. I have my doubts imagining someone who is able to afford $500 for a computer, but not $10 for a domain, but even if we grant that such people exist, why is it essential for them to use a 2LD rather than one of the free 3LDs that are widely available? > I think the root isue is: there is consumer protection today in the > purchase system, do we want to remove that in the future. Or do we > want to find another method to crack down on this problem without > hurting consumers? This is an unanswerable question because it is based on the false assumption that the current abusive speculation does not hurt consumers. R's, John