06 Dec '12, 7am

Should #dotPH retain control of the PH #domain registry?

Should #dotPH retain control of the PH #domain registry?

As a disclosure, I worked with Joel during a very brief stint as a product manager and internal auditor at dotPH in 2005. Back then, the issues were still the same. The company’s stance against critics was that dotPH was given technical and administrative oversight of the registry, and that the Philippine government did not have any control over the same. On pricing, dotPH maintains that it offers bulk pricing to its resellers, who can then price domains accordingly. dotPH did not want to compete with its own resellers, and hence could not reduce the $35 price on direct purchases.

Full article: http://e27.sg/2012/12/06/shout-dotph-keep-control-of-the-...

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