[ppml] Policy Proposal: Resource Reclamation Incentives
kloch at kl.net
Tue Jul 3 16:45:50 EDT 2007
Randy Bush wrote:
> and three years later, the holder decides to announce and it becomes
> there is a root problem. rightly or wrongly, folk were given space with
> what we would consider today to be insufficient constraints on contact,
> fees. justification of need, ... that was a contract, whether we like
> it or not.
> the world has changed. we would like to change those contracts. well,
> we're gonna have to *negotiate* that. and acting unilaterally or
> arbitrarily will only polarize and make a mess we just don't need.
Legacy domain names were also free and free from any annual
renewal requirement. That was changed without any negotiation
that I can remember. Couldn't that same political process
be used to convert legacy address registrations to an annual
Maybe they lawyers could answer this: What IS the legal difference
between legacy address space and legacy domain names?
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