Re: [DNS] More on the issue of reseller / registrar relationship

Re: [DNS] More on the issue of reseller / registrar relationship

From: Deus Ex Machina <vicc§cia.com.au>
Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2003 10:14:22 +1000
Ian Smith [smithi&#167;nimnet.asn.au] wrote:
> On Mon, 23 Jun 2003, Kim Davies wrote:
> 
>  > Quoting Steven Ebsary on Monday June 23, 2003:
>  > | > 
>  > | > I understand that.  My point is that some posters to this list appear to
>  > | > want the privileges that goes with being a registrar but are not willing
>  > | > to commit the resources to do so.
>  > | 
>  > | This is why the way auDA looks at resellers needs to change slightly, to 
>  > | the model where registrants choose resellers to look after their domains
>  > | and the extra companies are taken out of the picture (ie the registrars)
>  > | completly.
>  > 
>  > Registrars are the entity that sells the domain. What you are really
>  > advocating is getting rid of resellers and only having registrars.
> 
> Indeed.  Which brings me to an issue that I'm still not quite clear on:
> 
> Is a registrar allowed to refuse to deal directly with registrants who
> wish to manage their own domain/s, and/or insist that registrants may
> only access/update/renew their domain/s through a nominated reseller?

sure. it would be a commercial decision though.

Vic
 
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