Re: DNS: Message From KO/Office

Re: DNS: Message From KO/Office

From: Robert Hart <hartr§>
Date: Wed, 13 Nov 1996 11:14:11 +1100 (EST)
On Tue, 12 Nov 1996; wrote:

> *That the management of should be by a non-profit
> organisation that was representative of the people who paid the
> money
> *That everyone would be outraged if the corollary of the proposal
> was suggested - ie. that one for-profit company administered
> and charged a fee for administering the domain names.
> At that stage no one else seemed to think it was an issue, and no
> one - certainly not pg or kre - was willing to even discuss the
> second point above.
> I am therefore finding the current discussion on the fees hugely
> amusing.

I have no objection to paying a fee for a service. What is objectionable
is that a monopolistic organisation can arbitrarily impose 'additional'
fees for no service - and do so retroactively as far as I can see...

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Received on Wed Nov 13 1996 - 19:22:38 UTC

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