[DNS] Licence Period

[DNS] Licence Period

From: Jon Lawrence <jon§jonlawrence.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Aug 2006 15:28:10 +0100
>I dont think using things in ways that where not considered as
>necessarily abuse.  

Point taken, however in this case, it is abuse.  The grace period is for
the cancellation of names registered fraudulently or mistakenly, nothing

I would rather see no grace period than the level of tasting that is currently
going on in the .com space.

>what do you consider a reasonable cost?

The same cost as a normal registration.

>-- Original Message --
>Date: Tue, 22 Aug 2006 23:22:53 +1000
>From: Vic Cinc <vicc&#167;cia.com.au>
>To: ".au DNS Discussion List" <dns&#167;dotau.org>
>Subject: Re: [DNS] Licence Period
>Reply-To: ".au DNS Discussion List" <dns&#167;dotau.org>
>Jon Lawrence [jon&#167;jonlawrence.com] wrote:
>> The grace period is designed to give registrars the ability to cancel
>> and mistaken registrations.  It is not designed to allow for the testing
>> of traffic figures on particular domain names, especially where no cost
>> is incurred by doing so.  It's abusive in the sense that it's an activity
>> that is not within the scope of the design of the registrar system. 
>> no problem with anyone making money from registering domain names.  I
>> have a problem where the cost of that activity is being subsidising by
>> registrants.  
>I dont think using things in ways that where not considered as
>necessarily abuse.  I agree that tasting shouldnt impact performance,
>but thats a trivial solution.  stick tasting on a separate box
>distinct from normal registrations and there is no subsidising or
>penalty for normal registrants.
>> If there were a cost associated with domain tasting (ie for those names
>> that are not retained), then it would cease to be an abuse.
>what do you consider a reasonable cost?
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