15 Aug '16, 8pm

From this weekend: Ted Cruz asks DOJ to review .Com pricing

Cruz and two other senators question DOJ over .com pricing. U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Mike Lee (R-Utah), and Rep. Sean Duffy (R-Wis.) sent a letter to the Department of Justice yesterday that echoes the concerns I presented in an article about .com pricing. The Senators want to make sure that the .com contract extension and transition of the U.S. government’s “control” of the internet does not provide an opening for Verisign to increase .com prices. Cruz has been on a mission to delay or thwart the government transition. I’ve disagreed with most of his concerns about the transition. But I’m glad he’s asking about .com pricing. As I wrote yesterday, I’ve tried to get clear answers about how the U.S. government will maintain a role in setting pricing for the .com monopoly going forward. I haven’t received them. Cruz’s letter should get a real answer. We know we can’t tr...

Full article: http://domainnamewire.com/2016/08/13/ted-cruz-asks-doj-re...

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