It appears that the government has received permission to raise the
domain fees back to $50.
Must be irritating for a foreign entity to be forced to pay a US tax for
an international resource. Wasn't there something like this that created
an uproar in Boston Harbor?
Well here is a happy foreign entity. I have even more reason now to
point customers at our national registry which has working whois, working
automatable registration, working redelegation, working (almost) billing
(with hat as per .sig)