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easyDNS CEO, Career Contrarian & AntiGuru

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Austerity is for Suckers as Verisign Locks Up .COM

“2. ICANN OBLIGATIONS.
2.3.2 not unreasonably restrain competition and, to the extent feasible, promote and encourage robust competition;”
                              – ICANN Registrar Accreditation Agreement”

While the rest of the world faces austerity measures, governments and people are being told to tighten their belts and make do with less. The tech sector’s lot in life is usually in line with this, facing increased competition and falling pricing power. Not so for Verisign, who will soon have it’s contract to manage the .COM registry rubber-stamped by ICANN… Read the rest, locking in an annual 7% price hike into the base cost of .com domains.

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