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 11:07:49 +1000
Richard Archer [rha&#167;juggernaut.com.au] wrote:
> At 16:38 +0100 23/6/03, Jon Lawrence wrote:
> 
> >>It allows resellers the right to form a agreement with the registrant,
> >>regarding the domain name, so the registrant doesnt have to deal with
> >>both the registrar and the reseller.
> >
> >That's easy - go get accredited as a registrar.  You can't have it both
> >ways.
> 
> Except that auDA have inserted a $3000 per annum obstacle
> in the way of that cunning plan.
> 
> In my opinion a one-time $3000 fee would be justifiable.
> That would cover the cost of administering the accreditation
> process. But once a registrar is up and running, ongoing
> costs are (or should be) minimal.
> 
> A $3000 per annum fee is simply an artificial construct
> designed to stifle competition in the registrar segment
> of this industry.

not really. its an artifical contruct designed to maintain a level of comitment.

Vic
Received on Fri Oct 03 2003 - 00:00:00 UTC

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