[registration-issues-wg] [CPWG] [GTLD-WG] renewal of .org registry

Maureen Hilyard maureen.hilyard at gmail.com
Fri Apr 26 14:17:53 UTC 2019


Thank you Roberto.

On Fri, 26 Apr 2019, 1:51 AM Roberto Gaetano, <roberto_gaetano at hotmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi Jacqueline, and all.
> I would love to be able to comply with your request. I do indeed have my
> own opinion, and in the coming weekend - I am now under pressure for other
> things - I will express it.
> However, as many of you know, the PIR Board has passed a motion to remove
> me as Board Chair in summer 2018, so I am under the impression that I am
> not well positioned to act as “speaker" for the PIR Board.
> This said, I promise to speak up, with the caveat that I will comment on
> the content of the agreement and the impact (from my point of view) on
> users and non-for-profit organization, not on anything else.
> Cheers,
> Roberto
>
>
> On 26.04.2019, at 12:56, Jacqueline Morris <jam at jacquelinemorris.com>
> wrote:
>
> Maureen, well said.
> I would love to hear from the PIR Board as to their take on this.
> Jacqueline
>
>
>
> On Thu, Apr 25, 2019, 3:48 PM Maureen Hilyard <maureen.hilyard at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> 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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