12 Mar '14, 7pm

Just blogged: Rockefeller slams .sucks as “predatory shakedown” #icann #newgtlds

I am surprised you did not call for comment. May I assume you did not call either of the other applicants for .sucks? Whether a .sucks registry is a good idea or not will be determined by the market. Maybe no names will be registered; maybe those that are will be used in the manner we hope — to strengthen the link between companies and their customers. I would encourage all to read our application. For those in Washington, D.C., I hope the fact that we are picking up on a proposal first offered by Ralph Nader in 2000 will mean something. It might be said that $25,000 is a lot for a domain name, but it is pennies in a marketing campaign. The success of the registry will be told in whether it is viewed as one or the other. As for congressional oversight, one wonders were the interest has been in reviewing the thousands of ‘somethingsucks.com” domains already active. Our plan...

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