28 Apr '12, 8pm

IP Interests Want to SOPA-Size .Com | Internet Commerce Association

Operation of each TLD registry is a “natural monopoly” because only a single entity may exercise control over registry operations. Traditionally, the possibility of excessive price increases imposed by the entity in control of a natural monopoly has been addressed either by a regulatory regime that controls such increases (a role that ICANN has declined to assume) or by periodic price testing in the marketplace – a possibility that is effectively precluded by the agreement’s presumptive renewal provisions. The possibility of excessive price increases is even more pronounced in this case, given the dominant position of .com in the TLD marketplace -- .com registrations constitute nearly half of all domain registrations, and the secondary marketplace as well as consumer behavior conclusively demonstrate that .com domains are by far the most valuable and that a registrant whic...

Full article: http://internetcommerce.org/SOPA_Size_DotCom

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