[DNS] Time for the rules to changeregardingtransferringdomainname licences

[DNS] Time for the rules to changeregardingtransferringdomainname licences

From: Ian Johnston <ian.johnston§infobrokers.com.au>
Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2005 20:21:43 +1000
> -----Original Message-----
> From: dns-bounces+ian.johnston=infobrokers.com.au&#167;dotau.org
> [mailto:dns-bounces+ian.johnston=infobrokers.com.au&#167;dotau.org]On Behalf
> Of Kirk Fletcher
> Sent: Wednesday, 28 September 2005 7:59 PM
> To: .au DNS Discussion List
> Subject: Re: [DNS] Time for the rules to
> changeregardingtransferringdomainname licences

>
> "James Collins" wrote:
> > Some thoughts that spring to mind include (1) Limiting the sale
> > price for a domain to that of what it cost someone to acquire it.
> > This could reasonably include additional fees from third parties
> > such as domain host companies.  (2) A ceiling figure for the
> > transfer costs of a domain could be given, preventing speculation
> > viability, but permitting legitimate trade.
>
> I'm astounded that so many people around here seem to push an
> agenda for price regulation.  What country do you people think
> you're living in?

James

I'm also concerned any proposal for price regulation.

The thrust of Commonwealth Government policy for the last two decades or
longer has been to eliminate and prohibit price regulation in markets.  Any
proposals for price regulation would be viewed in many quarters as
anti-competitive and, therefore, would attract the ACCC's attention.

Ian Johnston
Received on Wed Sep 28 2005 - 10:21:43 UTC

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