[Comments-org-renewal-18mar19] Proposed Renewal of .org Registry Agreement
clement at genty.info
Mon Mar 25 10:15:49 UTC 2019
In 1985, the .ORG was created, paving the way for TLDs dedicated to
If the registrar market can afford to be volatile because the end user
will have the choice of provider, it is not the same for registries
where perfect competition does not exist to the extent that only one
seller exists, the registry.
The lack of a framework for gTLD pricing policies has led to some
disappointments, as evidenced by the reactions of registrars when
Uniregistry significantly increased its prices on its extensions.
Similarly, the « Dot Chinese Online » has increased its prices by 25
since 15 March 2019. The market is not ready for significant price
fluctuations on underutilized TLDs. The .ORG, used by many non-profit
organizations and individuals, is also not ready for such developments.
An non-profit organization who has registered his domain name cannot
tomorrow see a multiplication per cent of the selling price of his .ORG.
While Europe is implementing a charter of good practices for online
platforms, the "Platform to business" project, it would be interesting
to develop such a policy for ICANN's gTLDs in order to frame tariff
increases in an assessment to be defined.
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