[Comments-org-renewal-18mar19] Org renewal price insanity

Cory Alder coryalder at gmail.com
Thu Apr 25 16:34:55 UTC 2019

I am strongly opposed to the proposed pricing changes in the updated agreement. The 10% cap on the price increase should be maintained.

The registrar of a tld essentially has a monopoly. A monopoly without price regulation is a recipe for massive consumer harm.

Arguing that there is competition between say .org domains and .com domains only makes sense if you’re not seeking a domain for your organization. In that case, only a .org makes sense - now you are captive to a monopoly.

Also competition should drive prices _down_ not up. The logic of this proposal makes no sense.


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