[Gnso-newgtld-wg] On copy-pasting applications

Rubens Kuhl rubensk at nic.br
Mon Mar 25 21:55:44 UTC 2019

> Em 25 de mar de 2019, à(s) 18:19:000, lists at christopherwilkinson.eu escreveu:
> Dear Rubens, Dear All:
> The whole discussion about copy-pasting into applications seems to presuppose that there will be applicants who intend to apply for multiple TLDs, not excluding very large numbers of applications.
> If that happens again, it would defeat the objectives of consumer choice, competitive DNS offerings and linguistic and geographical diversity.  Furthermore, - in the present DNS market conditions - those TLD delegations would be primarily directed towards warehousing and speculation with a view to future profitable sales. Such an outcome would discredit ICANN in ways that I would prefer not to.
> May I suggest that Subsequent Procedures starts to discuss ways of preventing or radically discouraging multiple applications. Obviously a minimalist starting point would be to prevent ‘copy-pasting’.

This was already discussed and is already reflected in the initial report, not adopting limits on number of applications by any criteria. So having an implementation guidance that contradicts that policy would be curious to say the least. 


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