Re: not an accurate conclusion to draw (was) Re: Network Solutions is OUT!

Geoff Mulligan ( )
Wed, 23 Apr 1997 15:18:38 -0600 said:
> The cooperative agreement will end and they will in all liklihood
> still be issuing .com, etc....they will not fold their tents
> and go away....not hardly.

And this is what must be resolved before NSI is given the keys to the Cadillac.

First some determination should be made to why NSI should be GIVEN this >$50
million monopoly by the US government. Maybe it should instead be open for

And second, whoever does get the rights to register domains under .com, .net
and .org must be required to show how they will open up those domains to other
competing registries.