[GTLD-WG] [CPWG] renewal of .org registry

Jacqueline Morris jam at jacquelinemorris.com
Fri Apr 26 10:56:52 UTC 2019

Maureen, well said.
I would love to hear from the PIR Board as to their take on this.

On Thu, Apr 25, 2019, 3:48 PM Maureen Hilyard <maureen.hilyard at gmail.com>

> I am against any price changes being allowed for legacy domains and I know
> that the DotAsia Board hasn't authorised any price hikes and we don't have
> a cap. The recent suggestions of price caps have provided focus on these so
> that there is a little bit of scaremongering (or "raising awareness" as
> George prefers to call it) going on I suspect.
>   .org is used by NGOs who would be sorely affected if the cost of  the
> domain rose significantly.  Interestingly Im on the PIR Advisory Committee
> and we haven't been notified by the PIR Board of the implications are of a
> price cap for .org or what their intentions are.
> Maureen
> On Thu, Apr 25, 2019 at 6:17 AM Marita Moll <mmoll at ca.inter.net> wrote:
>> Further to our discussions this week re: renewal of .org registry with
>> removal of price cap -- it appears that there is a well organized campaign
>> going on out there to scare people about potential rate hikes. That
>> probably accounts for all those opposition letters we saw posted on the
>> site that George Kirikos was referring to.
>> See blog below:
>> https://www.namecheap.com/blog/keep-domain-prices-in-check/?utm_source=Iterable&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Service_DomPriceIncrease_20190425
>> Marita
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