[DNS] free society Re: Licence Period

[DNS] free society Re: Licence Period

From: Vic Cinc <vicc§cia.com.au>
Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2006 13:10:26 +1000
Tony Owen [tony&#167;seol.net.au] wrote:
> > look at it this way, by not allowing tasting you are forcing monetisers
> > to sit on names far longer then need be.
> 
> I maybe wrong, but only Registrars are able to 'taste' effectively?
> 
> Tasting ties up millions of domain names in the US currently, which makes it 
> hard for people who want to create 'content' sites to find a decent name.

according to what evidence?

> If the internet were all ads, then it wouldn't be the resource most people 
> want it to be. AUDA should simply take a poll to the people .. 'do you want 
> to see more ad pages on the internet?' ... if the outcome is a 'yes' then 
> support monetising and tasting.

sorry thats not the way it works in a free society, you dont just cancel
freedoms because some people dont like it. freedoms must remain unless there
is some demonstrable harm.

when someone is capable of demonstrating some harm as opposed to some
dislike then we can have a debate about appropriate measures.

Vic
Received on Wed Aug 23 2006 - 03:10:26 UTC

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