Government, or at least good government, is a different model--Hey ICANN fragilista watch how the FCC ends up conducting the upcoming spectrum auction--
The Battle for Wireless Freedom: The Fight to #DefeatDuopoly - Don’t let the evil duopoly take control of your mobile internet! It’s up to YOU to tell the @FCC reserve 40 MHz of the valuable resource called low-band spectrum and save wireless choice! Tweet at the @FCC and Take Action at savewirelesschoice.com to tell them you want to keep competition alive! (Published on Jun 22, 2015)
domain name: savewirelesschoice.com
More information: How the future of US wireless service hangs on a government auction - CNET: "... Smaller operators such as T-Mobile say they can't go head-to-head with deep-pocketed competitors AT&T and Verizon, which have enough money to easily outspend anyone. The FCC recognizes this challenge, and it agreed last year to restrict the participation of AT&T and Verizon in the auction by setting aside some spectrum for T-Mobile and other smaller carriers to bid on. It's not enough. T-Mobile and the rest of its coalition are asking the agency to increase the size of this reserve. Without this increase, T-Mobile argues, AT&T and Verizon will dominate the auction and shut out competitors. T-Mobile executives say getting the FCC to increase the reserve of spectrum in the auction is not just important for T-Mobile and its customers, but for all wireless customers and industry competition. "Every consumer in America loses," CEO John Legere wrote in a recent blog post. "You'll face higher bills, stifled innovation, crappy customer service -- all the usual AT&T and Verizon treatment! It would be a nightmare for American wireless consumers!"..."
How many of ICANN's new gTLDs does Donuts have? So much for promoting competition!
Ask any domain name registrant--are your annual renewal registration fees higher for new gTLDs or .COM?
We are not running out of domains. This [new gTLDs] is a way for registries and registrars to make money. --Esther Dyson